A powerful IED was found in Alipurduar town of north Bengal today. Alipurduar superintendent of police A Ravindranathan said an unclaimed stuffed bag was found near the stairwell outside a house at Subhaspally area of the town this morning. A man after seeing an object in it, pulled it out and threw it away.
However, others present raised a hue and cry and informed police. The object was found to be a powerful IED and was defused by the bomb disposal unit. Ravindranathan said investigations are on into the incident.
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