Landmine recovered during anti-Naxalite operation

A landmine was recovered by the security personnel during an anti-Naxalite operation in Orissa`s Koraput district on Monday, police said.

Updated: May 09, 2011, 22:00 PM IST

Koraput (Orissa): A landmine was recovered
by the security personnel during an anti-Naxalite operation in
Orissa`s Koraput district on Monday, police said.

The landmine was recovered by BSF and SOG personnel
near Anchalput between Narayanpatna and Podapadar and
neutralised by experts.

The explosive was planted targeting security personnel.
The explosive is of low intensity. Suspecting more landmines
in the area, securitymen have launched search operation, said
Superintendent of Police of Koraput, Anup Kumar Sahoo.

PTI