Landmine seized in Odisha`s Kandhamal

Last Updated: Saturday, September 8, 2012 - 15:07

Phulbani (Odisha): A powerful landmine planted on a road by Maoists was seized by security personnel in Odisha`s Kandhamal district.

The explosive device was found between Kotagada and Srirampur on Friday while the security men were returning after a combing operation in forests, Sub-Divisional Police Officer of G Udayagiri, Sesadeba Bariah said.

The landmine was defused.
Altogether nine explosive devices including landmines and tiffin bombs were seized from Baliguda sub-division from Maoist-affected district in the last one year, he said.

PTI



First Published: Saturday, September 8, 2012 - 15:07
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