Ambala's brush with terror

Updated: October 13, 2011 09:36 IST

Car laden with explosives found at Ambala railway station

Ambala\'s brush with terror
About five kilos of RDX, enough to trigger a massive explosion, two timers and five detonators were found in a car parked outside the Ambala Cantonment railway station on Wednesday night, after a tip-off about a possible terrorist attack.
Ambala\'s brush with terror
Intelligence sources said the RDX was not yet in IED (Improvised Explosive Detonator) form; it was not connected to any detonator or timer and so the Indica Car seemed to have been a carriage vehicle bound for a terror attack somewhere else.
Ambala\'s brush with terror
The Delhi Police Special cell got a tip-off and they alerted the HAryana Police. A National Security Guard (NSG) team, including a bomb disposal squad, was also rushed to the spot.
Ambala\'s brush with terror
The car has been handed over to the Haryana police and the RDX is being brought to Delhi.
Ambala\'s brush with terror
The investigating agencies are trying to trace the owner of the car, which has a Haryana registration number which the police suspect could be fake.
Ambala\'s brush with terror
Security has been stepped up and the Ambala railway station has been cordoned off. All roads in the area have been closed temporarily.

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