Explosives found before survey in Maoist-hit areas

Security personnel found explosives in Saranda forest before a survey in Maoist-hit villages to implement development schemes in West Singhbhum.

Last Updated: Nov 19, 2011, 18:04 PM IST

Jamshedpur (Jharkhand): Security
personnel today found explosives in Saranda forest before a
survey in Maoist-hit villages to implement development schemes
in West Singhbhum district.
"Two boxes of gelatin sticks and boosters were found
from Tirilposi and two landmines weighing 20 kg each were
found from Tirilposi-Digha in Saranda forest in Maoist-hit
Manoharpur police station," DIG (CRPF) Bhanu Pratap Singh
said.

He said the anti-Maoist operation was continuing in
Saranda forest, which was recaptured from the clutches of the
Maoists recently.
In an attempt to implement the action plan, Singh said
four teams of the state government have been conducting survey
in the affected areas.

The teams would survey, prepare Detail Project Report
for the development projects including construction of roads,
panchayat and Anganwadi Bhawans.

PTI