A specially-trained sniffer dog engaged in the bomb disposal squad of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) saved many lives on Sunday.
Security personnel have detected and defused 18 Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) suspected to have been laid by members of the banned CPI (Maoist) outfit in Jharkhand's West Singhbhum district, police said on Friday.
An IED blast took place in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday followed by aerial firing by security forces. No casualties have been reported. The blast took place in Gongoo area of Pulwama at around 7.40 am as security forces were passing through the area.
DGP Dilbag Singh said, "Pakistan is trying to send more Jaish-e-Mohammad and Lashkar-e-Taiba militants to Kashmir through Nowshera, Rajouri-Poonch and Kupwara-Keran sectors.
Srinagar: The Indian Army detected and defused a suspected Improvised Explosive Device (IED) on the Srinagar-Bandipora road in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday.
Inspector General of Police, Kashmir, Vijay Kumar briefed media on foiling Pulwama car IED attack. He mentioned that vehicle was carrying 40-50 kg of explosives.
Security forces including intelligence, army, police averted a major Pulwama-like terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Ayengund area of Rajpora, Pulwama after forces neutralised an IED (Improvised Explosive Device) recovered from a car. According to sources, the terrorists were planning to target a convoy of 20-25 vehicles that was to carry close to 400 soldiers, commanders and army officers.
A major terror attack like 2019 Pulwama attack was averted in Jammu and Kashmir's Ayengund area of Rajpora after security forces neutralised an IED (Improvised Explosive Device) recovered from a car on Thursday. The J&K Police and bomb squad of the Army detected a Santro car fitted with explosives and destroyed it.
A parcel with an IED was delivered at the main gate of the battalion headquarters in Samba on January 5.
The bag containing possible explosive substances was found by a CISF official at the entry point of Mangalore airport on Monday. It was later defused by the bomb squad.
An improvised explosive device (IED) on the Jammu-Srinagar highway was detected near Anantnag in Jammu and Kashmir today. Traffic has been suspended on the highway and a bomb disposal squad has been called to defuse the IED.
Movement of traffic on the busy highway was suspended for some time, officials said, adding that a massive search operation is underway to sanitise the area and track down the terrorists who planted the explosive device.
The Improvised Explosive Device (IED) exploded at around 5.04 am at the office of Bhartiya Infra Project Limited at Langthabal locality, smashing window panes of the building and damaging the compound wall of the structure
Among those injured were additional superintendent of police (Operations) of Imphal West district, one sub- inspector (SI), two assistant SIs and a rifleman, a police officer said.
At least 4 policemen and 1 civilian were injured in an IED (Improvised explosive device) blast at Thangal Bazar in Manipur’s capital Imphal, reported news agency ANI. All the injured have been taken to hospital.
At the time of the incident, the diesel-laden tanker was engaged in rail track laying work in Rowghat area.
Three powerful IEDs, planted by naxals to target the security forces, were recovered on Tuesday in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district, police said.
A week before, on July 30, five persons, including two policemen, died when a powerful bomb tore through a police patrol van at a busy roundabout in Quetta.
An Army vehicle in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama has been targetted by an IED blast. The blast is been said to have triggered by terrorists in the area. The vehicle that was hit by the IED blast is reported to be a vehicle of 55 Rashtriya Rifle (RR). Any injuries or casualties were not reported in the incident.