Guwahati: Massive security arrangements across the state have been made following the recovery of two improvised explosive devices (IEDs) from Guwahati on Wednesday evening ahead of Prime minister Narendra Modi’s visit to state on Friday.
Speaking with EastMojo, top police officials said that investigation is on. Two IEDs were recovered around 10.30 pm last night and they were of low intensity.
GP Singh, ADGP law and order took to Twitter and said that the city police “has made significant recovery of IEDs from Panbazar and Paltanbazar area. These were planted by ULFA to vitiate the peaceful environment in the state. We remain alert to evil designs of nefarious elements.”
The IEDs were found at two of the busiest locations in the city and according to reports, they had explosion time set for Thursday morning.
The matter is currently under investigation. Police sources inform the EastMojo that inputs relating to the planting of the IEDs were received following the arrest of a militant in Tinsukia.
Notably, PM Modi will be visiting Kokrajhar in Assam Friday to participate in the celebration of the signing of the historic Bodo peace accord on January 27 in New Delhi.