AFTER a deadly terror attack which killed seven persons, including an Assam Rifles Colonel, the security forces recovered powerful IEDs (Improvised Explosive Device) fitted with a mobile phone handset and digital watch from three locations in Manipur, the police said on Monday. The police added that a powerful IED, wrapped in black polythene, was found near the house gate of one Aribam Sashikumar Sharma at Khongman in Imphal East district on Monday. Bomb and dog squads were rushed to the area and defused the IED fitted with a digital watch connected with two 9-volt battery along with one tiffin box.
One special detonator, gelatin (500 gm) and splinters were found inside the tiffin container. On Sunday, another powerful IED fixed with a mobile phone handset was recovered by the police near the residence of MLA, L Shusindro Singh at Khurai Chingangbam Leikai under Porompat police station in the same Imphal East district in which one person was arrested. The police recovered a bag containing as many as 20 hand-made crude bombs also.