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Major explosion averted in Barpeta Road

It’s a narrow escape from a powerful explosion in Barpeta Road. Police recovered a powerful bomb from a train track in Barpeta Road railway station on Wednesday.
Weighing 800 gm, the explosive was planted with electrical wires, was hidden under boulders of track number one on platform two.
After noticing it, a local resident informed the police who later defused the bomb at around 9.30 in the morning. But by then a train left the spot.
Police cordoned off the area and took away the bomb to be safely defused later. A letterhead of a little known insurgent outfit 'Bengali Sangram Mukti Bahini' was found near the bomb.

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