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Powerful IED defused in Gadchiroli

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 4, 2012 - 13:24

Gadchiroli: A 20-kg IED, planted by Maoists, in the district, was timely detected and defused by the police thus averting a major tragedy, officials said on Tuesday.
The bomb detection and disposal squad (BDDS), which was conducting an anti-naxal operation in the area, detected the explosive near Kumarguda nullah in Bhamragad taluka yesterday and immediately defused it, police said.

The BDDS also recovered two detonators and a booster from the spot, police said.

Gadchiroli SP Mohd Suvez Haque and other senior police and CRPF officers were on tour of the area where the explosives were detected.


First Published: Tuesday, September 4, 2012 - 13:24
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