National Security Guard diffuses bomb at Delhi's flower market

The unattended bag, suspected to be containing an IED, was found at the Ghazipur flower market triggering panic, ahead of Republic Day.

National Security Guard diffuses bomb at Delhi's flower market
National Security Guard (NSG) and police personnel cordon off the area after an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) was found inside a bag, at Ghazipur flower and vegetable wholesale market in New Delhi on Jan. 14, 2022. Photographs by: Rajeev Bhatt

The National Security Guard (NSG) commandos diffused an improvised explosive device (IED) found at East Delhi's Ghazipur flower market on Jan. 14,2022. The IED was found in an unattended bag at the market.

National Security Guard (NSG) and police personnel cordon off the area after an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) was found inside a bag, at Ghazipur flower, fruit and vegetable wholesale market in New Delhi on Jan. 14, 2022. (Right) A normal day crowd of vendors.

The National Security Guard said it received the information from the Delhi Police at around 11 a.m. and the explosive was diffused around 1.30pm.