Security forces recover IED in Chhattisgarh

An encounter on Tuesday broke out between security forces and Naxalites in Chhattisgarh`s Sukma district following which an IED and multiple rounds of ammunition were recovered.

PTI| Last Updated: Feb 04, 2014, 10:42 AM IST

New Delhi: An encounter on Tuesday broke out between security forces and Naxalites in Chhattisgarh`s Sukma district following which an IED and multiple rounds of ammunition were recovered.
The operation, conducted by paramilitary CRPF along with state police in the Chintagufa-Bheji area of the district, saw an exchange of fire between the two sides when the forces were out for an anti-Naxal operation.

The forces recovered two local guns called `bharmar`, 53 rounds of different ammunition, Improvised Explosive Device (IED) weighing 5kg and some other material from the spot, a security official here said.

The IEDs were later crippled.