Landmines recovered in naxal infested Medininagar in Jharkhand

Security personnel on Wednesday recovered four landmines from Kelkargarh-Dwarika Road of naxal-infested Palamau district, police said.

PTI| Updated: Feb 18, 2015, 19:23 PM IST

Medininagar: Security personnel on Wednesday recovered four landmines from Kelkargarh-Dwarika Road of naxal-infested Palamau district, police said.

The recovery was made when the district police force and Jaguar personnel were on a poppy-destroying campaign in the area, Superintendent of Police Mayur Patel said.

The security personnel stumbled upon an exposed wire during their operation and launched a search in the vicinity, he said, adding that they spotted four landmines including three connected in a series.

Later, the explosives were defused with the help of bomb disposal squad, he added.