IED recovered in Jharkhand

The IED weighing 30 kg was planted at a place in Pesrar block, the sources said.

Last Updated: Sep 15, 2011, 23:18 PM IST

Lohardaga: Security forces recovered an improvised explosive device (IED) and other weapons on Thursday during an anti-Maoist operation in Lohardaga district, police said.

The IED weighing 30 kg was planted at a place in Pesrar block, the sources said, adding that two other weapons were also recovered from another spot.

The anti-Maoist operation in Lohardaga district was launched on Tuesday.
Lohardaga SP Jitendra Kumar Singh and a CRPF DIG reviewed the operational details with the security personnel during the day while district Deputy Commissioner Ratan Kumar reviewed developmental schemes in the rural areas, the sources added.

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