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Powerful bomb recovered from train track in Assam’s Barpeta District

Barpeta (Assam), Oct.17 (ANI): Railway and police officials in Assam’s Barpeta District on Wednesday removed a powerful explosive from a train track at the Barpeta Road Railway Sstation.

Officials said that the 800 gram explosive was fitted with electrical wires and hidden under boulders of track number one on platform two of the railway station.

The general public, which was at the station, saw the explosive at around 9.30 this morning soon after a train had departed from the station.

Officials were immediately informed and they called in the police and bomb squad.

The bomb was removed and defused later.

A letterhead of a little known insurgent outfit ‘Bengali Sangram Mukti Bahini’ was found near the bomb, the police said. (ANI)