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57 gelatin sticks found in Jungle Mahal

Last Updated: Thursday, April 4, 2013 - 21:11

Purulia (WB): Security forces on Thursday seized 57 gelatin sticks and other materials required to manufacture explosives from a forest in Purulia district in Jungle Mahal region, Superintendent of Police C Sudhakar said.

Besides the gelatin sticks, the security personnel seized five pipes needed to make landmines, one binocular, a wrist watch and maoist posters from Duarsini forest in Bandwan, near Jharkhand border.

The SP said the raid was conducted there following information that a group of Maoists were hiding there.
However, he said, the red rebels who were there probably fled to Jharkhand.


First Published: Thursday, April 4, 2013 - 21:11

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