Unsafe country? IED blasts in India higher than Iraq, Afghanistan


NEW DELHI (Daily Dunya) – India had the highest number of bomb blasts in the world in the past year, according to a report of the National Bomb Data Centre (NBDC), which functions within India’s primary counter-terror force, the National Security Guard (NSG).

India’s number is even higher than that of Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan.

Last year, there were 337 Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) blasts in India.

The states which suffered the highest number of IED blasts last year were Chhattisgarh-60, Kerala-33, Manipur-64, Odisha-29, Tamil Nadu-32 and West Bengal-30.

Furthermore, Iraq witnessed 170 IED blasts, 208 in Pakistan and 121 in Afghanistan.


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