Defusing terror: Bomb squad to get more teeth


Delhi Police is adding more teeth to its bomb disposal squads as a part of its anti-terror measures.

Bids have been invited to procure sophisticated gear, like advanced explosive ordnance disposal suits, contactless stethoscopes and telescopic manipulators, which will help cops defuse improvised explosive devices (IED) with ease.

The shopping list includes a remote-operated vehicle (ROV), bomb baskets, Kevlar blankets and blasting machines.

In March last year, TOI had reported about the plan to modernise bomb squads with latest technology and equipment.

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Source: The Times Of India