Guwahati: Assam police on Wednesday averted a major terror attack on Guwahati when following a tip off they seized a massive load of explosives form Lalmati area in the heart of the city. Cops seized 4,000 gelatin sticks and 3, 100 detonators and arrested three people in this connection.
The truck carrying the explosives was coming from Meghalaya when near Lalmati a team of Assam police along with CRPF made the recovery. The arrested have benn named as Uddhav Das, Mrinal Deka and Jitu Goswami.
The seizure came a day before the 2008 serial blasts in Ganeshguri, Pan Bazar and Fancy Bazar area of the city which killed at least 60 people. Security forces have recently launched ‘Operation All Out’ against NDFB (S) to flush out the militants from the state.