Raipur: A 15 kg improvised explosive device was recovered by security forces today from the naxal- affected Narayanpur district of Chhattisgarh.
Officials said the recovery was made by a squad of paramilitary Indo-Tibetan Border Police force early in the day from the Revamand-Kulnar road area of the district.
"The IED weighing 15 kg has been handed over to state police by an ITBP team belonging to the 46th battalion. It was timely detected by the patrol team before it could target security forces or civilians," an official said.
The ITBP is deployed in the district for conducting anti-Naxal operations.