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Police recovers 5 IEDS from Chaibasa forest

Explosives defused by the bomb disposal squad of CRPF on the spot
Acting on a tip-off, the district armed police and CRPF 60 battalion personnel launched a massive search operation and recovered the explosives, each weighing two kg, planted in the forest near Surbura Jharjhara New Market on Monday
Acting on a tip-off, the district armed police and CRPF 60 battalion personnel launched a massive search operation and recovered the explosives, each weighing two kg, planted in the forest near Surbura Jharjhara New Market on Monday
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Our Bureau, PTI   |   Ranchi   |   Published 10.08.21, 09:49 AM

Security personnel have recovered five IEDs planted by outlawed CPI (Maoists) to target the forces on anti-naxal operation, from a jungle in extremist-hit West Singhbhum district, a police statement said.

Acting on a tip-off, the district armed police and CRPF 60 battalion personnel launched a massive search operation and recovered the explosives, each weighing two kg, planted in the forest near Surbura Jharjhara New Market on Monday, the release said.

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The explosives have been defused by the bomb disposal squad of CRPF on the spot, it said, claiming the explosives were planted to target security personnel on anti-naxal operations.

Police said an FIR has been registered in this regard.

Meanwhile, police arrested another extremist from a banned extremist organization from Bandgaon police station area of the district and seized arms and ammunition from his possession.

Based on information, a police team conducted a raid in Katua jungle and arrested Lodro Hassa, an active PLFI member, and seized a country-made firearm, two live cartridges, PLFI posters and mobile phones, police said.



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