BOMB DISPOSAL SQUADS

  • 30 kg bomb meant to target security personnel recovered in West Singhbhum April 3, 2014

    A powerful can bomb planted on a road was on Wednesday recovered from Gundijora village under Jaraikela police station in naxal-affected West Singhbhum district. Superintendent of Police Narendra Kumar Singh said the 30-kg can bomb was planted on a kucha road to target security personnel ahead of the Lok Sabha polls....
  • Inspector general of police made incharge of ensuring security at Modi's rally February 1, 2014

    Security at BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's rally in Meerut on Sunday has been tightened, with an inspector general of police being made in charge of a political rally for the first time. The security has been stepped up in view of the communal riots in Muzaffarnagar and Shamli in...
  • Tight security arrangements for Rajasthan Assembly session beginning Jan 21 January 10, 2014

    Elaborate security arrangements will be made for the first session of Rajasthan Assembly beginning from January 21. Adequate number of security personnel will be guarding the building, which will be checked by bomb disposal and dog squads on a daily basis during the session. The information was given during a review meeting...
  • Bomb found at petrol pump in Chhegaribandha Village, ultras' involvement suspected December 18, 2013

    Suspected extremists on Wednesdayplanted a timerfitted bomb at a petrol pump owned by anAJSU party leader in Simdega district, but its timelydetection saved the day, the police said in Simdega. The bomb was planted near the petrol tank of the pumpat Chhegaribandha Village near NH143, Superintendent ofPolice A V Minz told...
  • Bomb squad personnel killed while defusing explosive in West Bengal August 29, 2013

    Kolkata: A member of a bomb disposal squad was killed and two others were injured when an explosive device blew up while they were defusing it in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district, police said on Thursday. The incident took place barely a week after seven people were injured when a bomb exploded inside...
  • Two persons arrested for making hoax bomb call August 4, 2013

    Two persons were arrested on Saturday from Sector11 area here for allegedly making a hoax call claiming that a bomb would explode at the building of Erricson India Global Services, police said. The duo, identified as Vinay and Arun, both working in a call centre in Delhi's Laxmi Nagar area, made...
  • Pakistan: 43 killed, over 100 injured in separate attacks June 30, 2013

    Peshawar: At least 43 people were killed and over 100 injured in Pakistan on Sunday in different attacks, including a powerful bomb blast that targeted a passing convoy of security forces. In the first incident, at least 17 people, including four children, were killed and nearly 50 injured when the...
  • Unclaimed bag found in Delhi Cantt, sent for tests February 25, 2013

    New Delhi: An unclaimed laptop bag found outside the Army Research and Referral Hospital in Delhi Cantonment area on Monday led to a security scare. The Delhi Police and bomb disposal squad reached the spot after getting the alert and found that the black laptop bag contained a device with...
  • Surprise check by bomb squad at Tihar Jail August 18, 2011

    New Delhi: Bomb disposal teams and dog squads conducted a surprise check outside Tihar Jail early on Thursday morning, soon after the Anna Hazare team announced that the Gandhian would move out of the prison to launch his anticorruption protest at Ramlila Maidan. The teams descended outside the jail, where...
  • Bomb found in Nagpur hospital after call to doc December 6, 2008

    Nagpur: A bomb was found on Saturday evening at a private hospital in Nagpur after a doctor was warned on phone that there would be an explosion. The Crescent Hospital and Nursing Home in Dhantoli was evacuated after police was found wrapped in a black plastic bag. The police removed the...
  • What made Surat's bomb squad tick the last two days August 1, 2008

    Surat: Twentyone bombs were defused in Surat up to Wednesday, and the four men who defused them are the talk of the town. Their latest count of the number of bombs they've defused in just two days, is a whopping 20 bombs and at the end of a very long and...