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Chhattisgarh: 100 kg explosives seized from Maoist

Last Updated: Thursday, September 20, 2012 - 15:37

Raipur: About 100 kg of explosives and other material were recovered during raid at a Maoist camp in Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh on Thursday, police said.

Acting on a tip-off, a joint team of Central Reserve Police Force and state police raided two hutments serving as a Maoist camp in the forest area near Neelmadgu village under Farsegarh police station area, Bijapur SSP R K Das told a news agency.

During the raid, 100 kg explosives, 150 detonators, wires, tools for repairing weapons, some cartridges and a large number of rexine bags were recovered, Das said.

The explosives were destroyed by the police team in the forest itself, he said.

The ultras had fled the camp by the time police reached there, he said adding that a campaign has been launched to nab them.

The CRPF and state police had been conducting a joint anti-naxal operation in the Farsegarh area of the state for the last three days, the SSP added.


First Published: Thursday, September 20, 2012 - 15:37

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