Improvised Explosive Device

  • IED expert of outlawed CPI(M) arrested in Bijapur June 3, 2014

    An improvised explosive device (IED) expert of the outlawed Communist Party of India (Maoist) who was wanted in several cases, was arrested on Tuesday in Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh, police said in Raipur. Hapka Sanno (30), a native of Pendorma village of the region, was nabbed by the Central Reserve Police...
  • Five IEDs planted by Naxals to harm security personnel during polls recovered in Dantewada May 22, 2014

    Five improvised explosive devices (IEDs), suspected to have planted by Naxals to harm security personnel during just-held parliamentary polls, were recovered on Thursday in insurgency-hit Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh, police said. The joint team of security personnel found five IEDs – four of 5 kgs each and a 15 kg one...
  • Bihar: 2 policemen killed in IED blast outside police station April 7, 2014

    Patna: Two policemen were allegedly killed in an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast outside a police station in Bihar. The blast took place outside Dhibra police station in Aurangabad. Officials said that another policeman was injured. The blast happened when policemen were trying to defuse the IED recovered on Sunday night. ...
  • 25-kg IED found in Kondagaon, Naxal hand suspected April 4, 2014

    A 25-kg IED, suspected to have been planted by Naxals to target polling staff and security forces during the Lok Sabha polls, was recovered in Chhattisgarh's Kondagaon district, police said today. A detonator and 70m wire were also recovered from the spot in the Maoist-affected district yesterday. A team of district police...
  • Two tiffin bombs recovered, Maoist hand suspected April 2, 2014

    Two tiffin bombs, suspected to be planted by Maoists to target security forces during upcoming Lok Sabha elections, were found at separate places in the insurgency-hit region of Chhattisgarh, police said on Wednesday. "A tiffin-bomb of 20 kgs was found on a road under Daundi police station limits of Balod district...
  • J&K: Army averts tragedy, neutralises IED in the nick of time March 29, 2014

    Srinagar: The Army averted a possible tragedy on Saturday when they recovered an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) on the Srinagar-Baramulla highway. The road opening party detected the explosive at the Bemina locality while on a patrol. The bomb disposal squad neutralised the landmine and traffic was restored on the highway. ...
  • CRPF officer injured in blast in Sukma January 11, 2014

    A CRPF officer was on Saturday injured in an IED explosion in the Naxal hotbed of Sukma in south Bastar in Chhattisgarh. 26-year-old Sub-Inspector Jatin was patrolling the forests of Chintagufa along with his men to sanitise the area for the movement of other police convoys when an Improvised Explosive Device...
  • 20 kg IED recovered by CRPF in forest in West Singhbhun November 18, 2013

    Security forces on Monday detected and defused a major Improvised Explosive Device (IED), planted by Maoists to target security forces, in a forest in West Singhbhun district of Jharkhand. Sources said a team led by Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), along with local police, detected the hidden explosive in the jungles...
  • Three IEDs recovered from Naxal-infested area of West Singhbhum November 6, 2013

    Security forces have recovered three Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) from Naxal-hit areas of West Singhbum district of Jharkhand. A joint squad of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and state police carried out the operation in which some Maoist uniforms and literature was also recovered from Sonua area of Ranchi. The forces...
  • Two Assam Rifles personnel injured in IED explosion April 29, 2013

    Imphal: Two Assam Rifles personnel were injured when three Improvised Explosive Devices (IED), planted at a roadside by militants, exploded at interior Yairipok area in Imphal East district of Manipur, police said on Monday . The three IEDs exploded simultaneously by using remote-controlled device when personnel of 40th Assam Rifles...
  • Jharkhand: Govt rushes troops after new Naxal terror tactic January 10, 2013

    Ranchi: In a barbaric and daring new tactic employed by the Naxals in Jharkhand, the bodies of some CRPF personnel who had been killed in an encounter with the rebels were found to be implanted with IEDs. The startling discovery was made on Thursday when doctors conducting the autopsy of...