Orissa: Explosives seized from Maoist camp
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Last Updated: Sunday, April 10, 2011, 19:29
Keonjhar: A huge quantity of explosive materials has been seized from a Maoist camp inside a jungle during a raid by security personnel in Orissa's Keonjhar district, police said on Sunday.

CRPF jawans, local police and district voluntary force (DVF) raided the Maoist camp at Bali Hills last night following a tip-off and seized the explosive materials and other articles.

The security personnel, however, failed to nab any of the ultras as they fled under the cover of darkness, leaving their belongings behind.

"This is the biggest haul from any Maoist camp in the district," Keonjhar superintendent of police Asish Singh told reporters adding the security personnel had to defuse some land mines in order to reach the Maoist camp, the SP said.

The ultras having links with Maoist leader Sushil had put up the camp to train their cadre inside jungles of Keonjhar district, he said.

The seized materials included one GPS (global positioning system) set, 72 detonators and several gelatin sticks.


First Published: Sunday, April 10, 2011, 19:29

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