New Delhi: The RDX-based improvised explosive device (IED), which was found and defused in Ghazipur flower market in east Delhi on January 14, was suspected to have contained “ABCD switches” and a programmable timer device, a source said.
Pakistan is the largest manufacturer of these switches used extensively in IEDs planted by jihadi terrorists operating in Kashmir and Afghanistan. Using these four-way switches and timers, the time of blast can be set for within a few minutes to six months, said the source.
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