DIGBOI: Security forces in Digboi recovered an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) on Wednesday morning along the NH-38 between Ramnagar and Bogapani elephant corridor belt under Digboi Police Station in Tinsukia district.
The explosive weighing around 3 kg was detected by security forces early this morning during normal patrolling. "We received an input early this morning about some unknown miscreants hiding some suspected items. Accordingly, we rushed to the place," said an Army official of 3 Garhwal Rifles of the Indian Army.
"Seeing the suspicious gadgets lying deserted amidst blades of grass along the road, our forces acted swiftly and adopted preventive measures barricading the area for safety reasons," the officer added.
Meanwhile, a team of anti-bomb squad from Dinjan reached the site and diffused the explosive without any untoward incident.
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