India: Buried IED components unearthed from Anogre close to national highway


A hidden cache of explosive components buried underground in Gabil area, not far from the national highway which connects Anogre to Tura, has been unearthed on Wednesday night by West Garo Hills police in a special operation based on intelligence inputs.

“We received reliable inputs from our sources about a hidden cache of explosive items in the Gabil area and conducted an operation last night. Our police teams were able to recover all the items left hidden underground,” said West Garo Hills district Superintendent of Police V S Rathore while speaking to The Shillong Times.
Although Gabil falls into East Garo Hills district, it is located close to the national highway that connects Paikan in Assam with Tura.

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Source: The Shillong Times