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Major IED explosion averted in Sivasagar gas pipelines

A major explosion was averted at gas pipeline in Sivasagar district when security forces defused a powerful IED on Thursday. The IED weighing 3 kg was planted at a gas pipeline in between Aaideopukhuri and Aaideobari in Sonari which was spotted by the local residents in the morning. Senior police and army officials rushed to the spot and defused it. It is suspected to be a handiwork of ULFA’s anti-talk faction.

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