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Powerful can-bomb defused in Jharkhand

 Security personnel have detected and defused a powerful can-bomb in Jharkhand's Naxal-affected West Singhbhum district, a senior police officer said on Tuesday.



Jamshedpur: Security personnel have detected and defused a powerful can-bomb in Jharkhand's Naxal-affected West Singhbhum district, a senior police officer said on Tuesday.

Following a tip-off, the security personnel comprising CRPF personnel and district police force, detected the bomb on Tiriposi-Bitkilsoya road while on patrol on Monday, Superintendent of Police, NK Singh, said.

Singh said the can-bomb, which weighed 40 kg, was planted under a culvert on the under-construction road and intended to target the security personnel.

Later, the bomb was defused by the bomb disposal squad, he added. 

From Zee News

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