Twenty IEDs recovered in Latehar
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Last Updated: Saturday, August 20, 2011, 22:06
  
Latehar: A major disaster was averted when security forces detected as many as 20 Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) in Latehar district on Saturday, police said.

"The IEDs were laid serially on an unmetalled road at Gaganpur panchayat under Garu police station," Superintendent of Police Kranti Kumar told reporters here.

"The IEDs were laid serially on an unmetalled road at Gaganpur panchayat under Garu police station," Superintendent of Police Kranti Kumar told reporters here.

"The explosives were recovered during a search operation by personnel of the CRPF and district police," he added.

Five IEDS were bigger in size than the others.

The Maoists had apparently planted the explosives to target security forces involved in combing operations.

PTI


First Published: Saturday, August 20, 2011, 22:06


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