Five IEDs recovered in Ranchi

Last Updated: Saturday, June 5, 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 5, 2010 - 18:08

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