NewsBlaze search box Daily News header

High Alert in Assam Ahead of Independence Day Celebration

By     get stories by email

Assam police on Sunday sounded a high alert across the state ahead of the Country's 68th Independence Day celebration after security forces recovered a number of IED's from different areas of the state. The IEDs were planted by militant groups for exploding on the special day.

ADGP (law & order) of Assam police AP Raout informed the media that police raised the high alert across the state, ahead of I-Day celebration.

On Sunday, security forces recovered two powerful IED's in Assam's Nagaon and Sontitpur districts.

CRPF also recovered a powerful IED in the Niz Dimow area near Bebejia in Nagaon district on Sunday morning and later defused it.

"A suspected militant had planted the IED inside of a tiffin box," a top CRPF official said.

In a separate incident, security forces recovered an IED from a passenger bus at Biswanath Chariali in Sonitpur district on Sunday.

On August 9, police recovered a bomb from a public place at Amguri in Sivsagar district.

Security has been beefed up across the state and police are arranging patrolling in suspicious places.

Hemanta Kumar Nath reports on local news in Assam, the north east Indian state. Read more stories by Hemanta Kumar Nath. Contact him through NewsBlaze.

  Please click this get stories by email button to be notified about future stories, and please leave a comment below.

  Please leave a comment here     If it does not display within 10 seconds, please refresh the page

Related India News

Two other reporters namely Santosh Mishra and Shashi Sharma also went to cover the police raid and both of them faced assaults from the bar staffers.
Two former Louis Berger International executives, Richard Hirsch and James McClung, pled guilty in the Federal court in Trenton, New Jersey.
The government said nationalized banks and other financial institutions have increased the strength of their branches in the state.
The abrupt move by the KPLT Commander in Chief surprised counter insurgency professionals in the region who believe the fragmented outfit may not accept it.
Termination of the Principal Secretary of the Council, Moloy Bora, and the associated court case, is causing major problems for the local economy.
A woman of Shillong in Meghalaya was found dead who allegedly committed suicide inside a toilet of a police station in Assam's Kamrup (Metro) district on July 5 night.
...More India  

 

NewsBlaze Writers Of The Month


Popular Stories This Month

newsletter logo

What's Hot At NewsBlaze.com?
1 .Actress Alysia Rogers Reveals Why She Left Hollywood for Good - 16
2 .Assad - ISIS Collusion: The Human Monster and His Satanic Band - 14
3 .Mandatory Military Service Works in Israel - 8
4 .Role of Religion in Human Life - 7
5 .Why I am Proud of Being an Indian! - 8
6 .Censorship in America - 6
7 .The Curious (and shocking) Case of Hollie Greig - 5
8 .Michael Oher Interview With Kam Williams - 5
9 .India-Bangladesh International Border Disputes - Muhuri River - 5
10.Hollywoody Gallery - 7
Updated: 15:15 PDT     424

NewsBlaze Editors

editors

NewsBlaze Writers

news writer images

Writers Wanted

Help NewsBlaze provide daily news, including Business Top Stories, Technology, The Environment and more. Apply: NewsBlaze Writer

Follow NewsBlaze

NewsBlaze Social Media Logos NewsBlaze Facebook NewsBlaze LinkedIn NewsBlaze Twitter NewsBlaze YouTube NewsBlaze MySpace NewsBlaze Fan Page NewsBlaze StumbleUpon NewsBlaze Political Cartoons NewsBlaze Editorial Cartoons

NewsBlaze
Copyright © 2004-2014 NewsBlaze Pty. Ltd.
Use of this website is subject to our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy  | DMCA Notice               Press Room   |    Visit NewsBlaze Mobile Site