Assam escapes massive terror attacks ahead of Aug 15

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Guwahati, Aug 12: Assam escaped massive terror attacks on Friday, Aug 12 when police officials and bomb squad defused huge amount of explosives found in a train and a house in Goalpara district.

A powerful bomb was found in Kamakhya-Puri Express on Friday. Meanwhile, a five kg Improvised Explosives Device (IED) was found at Pancharatna Railway station in the wee hours of Friday.

The house owner, Dholaram Rabha, has been arrested. He is suspected to be a militant of either local extremist groups Rabha Viper Army or the Garo National Liberation Army.

The intelligence bureau has already alerted Jammu Kashmir and the North-East states as terror attacks might bruise the region ahead of the Independence Day.

Meanwhile, the anti Ulfa-government talk terror outfit boycotted the Independence Day celebration and called a strike on Aug 15.

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