Shillong: six police officers had Wednesday shaving Meghalaya, where suspected rebels Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) caused the blast on the route of their convoy in Meghalaya in the East of the STATION, police said.
No one was injured as a result of an improvised explosive device (IED).
"The explosion occurred in Nengkhra area, about 8: 30 a.m., as the security forces moved in to clear the road," JFK Williamnagar Marak, Chief of police of East GARO, told IANS.
Bullet-proof truck carrying police was partially damaged due to the explosion, police said. Staff participated in the assuring the area was safe, so that others could pass.
Nengkhra is located about 300 km from Shillong, capital of Meghalaya.
A massive combing operation has been launched in the area to arrest the rebels who called GNLA explosion.
Last month, the GNLA threatened reprisal attacks against security forces after one of their top commanders was shot. Sohan d. Shira, head of the military wing GNLA, the threat of retaliation.
"If our people killed, thus GNLA now starting all those people (the security forces) travel in vehicles will also meet the same fate. It will happen very soon, "said Shira.
GNLA Garo, one of five rebel groups are fighting for separate Garoland» Western Meghalaya, is headed by a police officer turned rogue champion R Sangma.
Sangma is currently lodged in shillong jail after his arrest last year on India-Bangladesh border.
More than 40 people, including security personnel, were killed and more than 10 people have been kidnapped for ransom in the past three years, the GNLA.