One quintal explosives seized from naxal hideout

Dehri-on-Sone: The security forces on Saturday seized about one quintal explosives and other items from a naxal hide out and blasted a bunker in Gurmeta village in Bihar's Rohtas district, a police officer said.

Launching a joint combing operation against the naxalites, the CRPF's CoBRA battalion jawans and the SAP and district policemen seized one quintal explosives, four cane bombs, over 400 detonators, besides naxal literature and dresses at a naxal hide out in the village, Superintendent of Police (SP) Manu Maharaj said.

The security forces also destroyed a bunker of the ultras, he said, adding that the combing operation was still underway in the village.