Five IEDs recovered in Ranchi
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Last Updated: Saturday, June 05, 2010, 18:08
  
Ranchi: Five Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs), four of them weighing 60-kg each, hidden by Naxals in a forested area here, were recovered on Saturday by security forces.

Four boxes, each containing an IED weighing 60-kg, and a can with a 20-kg explosive device, were found in Badarmara hills by jawans of the 133 CRPF battalion, official sources said.

The boxes and the can were buried in the forested area by the Naxals, they said.

The IEDs were handed over to police, the sources said adding the operation to detect the explosives began late last night.

In the past one week, CRPF has recovered 306 kgs of IEDs in Naxal-hit areas and in Jammu and Kashmir.

PTI


First Published: Saturday, June 05, 2010, 18:08


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