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IED Recovered in Gazipur Flower Mandi; Major Casualty Averted, Says Police Chief

The device was disposed of in a controlled explosion by pressing it into an 8-feet deep pit, which triggered a loud sound and smoke, sources said.

News18.com | January 14, 2022, 21:23 IST

The Delhi Police recovered an improvised explosive device (IED) from the Ghazipur Flower Market area of the national capital on Friday, a major security concern two weeks before Republic Day celebrations.

Speaking to News18, Delhi Police Commissioner Rakesh Asthana said there was no blast and the IED was recovered. “We are working with multiple agencies to find out details. Major casualty averted,” he said. Read More

Jan 14, 2022 17:50 IST

Checking CCTV Footage to Identify Accused: Delhi Police

Delhi Police said a proper recce was done before planting the explosive outside the gate of East Delhi’s Ghazipur Flower Market. Police are checking CCTV footage to identify the accused

Jan 14, 2022 16:40 IST

IED Disposed Using Controlled Explosion: Delhi Police

Ensuring no casualties, #DelhiPolice recovers IED in Ghazipur Phool Mandi. Device was disposed of by NSG’s Bomb Disposal Squad using a controlled explosion: Delhi Police

Jan 14, 2022 16:01 IST

RDX, Ammonium Nitrate Found in Bomb: NSG Chief

The Bomb Disposal Squad of NSG prima facie finds chemical compounds like RDX and Ammonium Nitrate in the manufacture of IED recovered from Ghazipur: NSG Director General MA Ganapathy.

Jan 14, 2022 15:28 IST

Ghazipur Blast UPDATE | No CCTV in Market

No CCTV cameras were found in the Phool Mandi where the bomb was found. The only camera at the entry focuses on the number plate of vehicles entering. Experts have said this shows that someone had recceed the area before planting the bomb.

Jan 14, 2022 15:28 IST

Ghazipur Blast UPDATE | No CCTV in Market

No CCTV cameras were found in the Phool Mandi where the bomb was found. The only camera at the entry focuses on the number plate of vehicles entering. Experts have said this shows that someone had recceed the area before planting the bomb.

Jan 14, 2022 15:06 IST

Ghazipur Blast UPDATE | Samples of the IED have been collected; team to submit a report on the chemical component used to assemble the explosive: National Security Guard

Jan 14, 2022 14:40 IST

Ghazipur Blast UPDATE | A bomb disposal squad of National Security Guard has defused the IED recovered from Ghazipur

Jan 14, 2022 14:32 IST

Ghazipur Blast UPDATE | Security Alert Issued for Forces Ahead of Republic Day, Election Season as Inputs Warn of Terror Attack

After getting inputs from multiple agencies on a suspected terror attack, security forces have issued a detailed alert for officers and troops deployed in five poll-bound states and for Republic Day ceremonies in the capital and other parts of the country. Sources aware about the development said that a detailed copy compiling the information and inputs has been shared with security forces who have been asked to prepare their troops accordingly. According to the alert, terrorists may be planning attacks or explosions to target high-profile leaders and security forces campuses, apart from crowded places and markets. READ MORE

Jan 14, 2022 14:27 IST

UPDATE | National Security Guard (NSG) carries out a controlled explosion of the IED found at East Delhi's Ghazipur Flower Market

Jan 14, 2022 14:27 IST

UPDATE | Bomb Remains Being Taken Away From the Site

UPDATE | Bomb Remains Being Taken Away From the Site

The device was disposed of in a controlled explosion by pressing it into an 8-feet deep pit, which triggered a loud sound and smoke, sources said.

Officials from the Special Cell of Delhi Police, NSG’s bomb detection and disposal team and fire tenders are present at the spot.

More details to follow

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