Naxals from Telangana were in the process of making grenade launchers, IEDs: NIA

New Delhi, July 21: The National Investigation Agency carried out searches in Telangana in connection with a naxal related case. During the searches the NIA recovered metal plates and pieces, Iron pipes and circles/coins/billas suspected to be used for making IEDs and Grenade Launchers.

Various other incriminating documents and explosive substances including slurry sticks and electric detonators were also recovered during the searches. The case was first registered in February at the Dummugudem police station in Telangana.

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How the urban eco-system of ‘liberals’ helped naxals become a Rs 2,500 crore network

New Delhi, Apr 08: Naxalites have for years managed to procure sophisticated weapons have used them to battle security forces. In the recent attack at Chhattisgarh, 22 security personnel were martyred by by naxalites. Some 10-12 Naxals are also believed to have died in the fierce gunbattle that ensued.

In the attack, bullets had rained from light machine guns (LMGs) and the Naxals also used low-intensity improvised explosive devices (IEDs) to mount the attack that continued for several hours. 

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ISIS operative concealed IED in pressure cooker, planned lone wolf attack in Delhi

abu-yousuf-delhi-policeNew Delhi, Aug 22: The suspected ISIS operative arrested by the Delhi Police had planned on carry out a lone wolf attack.

He had conducted a reconnaissance of several places in and around the National Capital.

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Alert security forces avert major tragedy in Jammu and Kashmir

kashNew Delhi, Aug 17: Alert security forces averted a major tragedy after recovering an Improvised Explosive Device near the Pujan village in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir.

The IED was planted beneath a bridge. IGP, Kashmir, Vijay Kumar said that an IED planted by terrorists under a bridge near Pujan village was recovered. This is a road between Pujan and Galwan, Kumar also said.

Bomb diffused: Big Pulwama like terror attack averted in Valley

bomb-dffusedNew Delhi, May 28: A major Pulwama like terror attack has been averted in Jammu and Kashmir. Security forces recovered an IED from a Santro car.

The same has been diffused by the bomb disposal squad of the army and police at Avindgund, Rajpora in south Kashmir.

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Further breakthroughs in Pulwama attack case as NIA nabs two more

pulwama-attack-1aNew Delhi, Mar 07: The National Investigation Agency has arrested two more persons in connection with the Pulwama attack.

Two persons, including the one who procured chemicals online for making the IED used in the Pulwama attack, were arrested by the NIA.

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IED defused, major terror strike averted along LoC

iedNew Delhi, Dec 30: The timely detection of a powerful improvised explosive device ensured that a major terror strike was averted along the Line of Control.

The IED was found along the Line of Control in the Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir. The IED was planted in the Keri sector.

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“Please sanitise area properly IEDs will be used,” an intel warning that fell on deaf ears

Srinagar, Feb 15: Before occupying your place of deployment, please sanitise the area properly as there are inputs of use of IEDs (improvised explosive device). Matter most urgent.

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Mysuru explosion: Bomb wrapped in a Malayalam daily

mysuruMysuru, Aug 10: An IED wrapped in a Malayalam daily is now a subject matter of investigation in the Mysuru blast case. Last week, a bomb exploded in a toilet near the court premises at Mysuru in which one person was injured. The police say that this could be the handiwork of a group known as the Base Movement.
The name of this terrorist outfit, Base Movement cropped up first when it undertook blasts at Chittoor in Andhra Pradesh and Kollam in Kerala. The al-Ummah which has taken this name derived it from the al-Qaeda in the Sub-Continent which has the official name, Organisation of the Base of Jihad in the Indian Subcontinent or the Jamaat Qaidat al-jihad fi’shibhi al-qarrat al-Hindiya.

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Naxal attack: Commandos walked into a death trap of 300 IEDs

Patna, July 20: The Naxal attack on the commandos belonging to the CRPF’s elite COBRA force came as a huge surprise to them. It was the commandos who launched the operation, but due to a tough terrain and bad weather they were unable to assess the gravity of the situation and walked straight into a trap of landmines which had 300 IEDs planted. The commandos on a specific tip off proceeded towards the Aurangabad forests in Bihar. While it was the commandos who gunned down the three naxals first, the second half of the operation became problematic for them. In retaliation, 10 commandos were killed by naxals.
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