IEDs/grenades hidden by Maoists seized in Garhwa

Garhwa (Jharkhand): A large number of improvised explosive devices (IEDs) and five hand grenades were seized from a Maoist bunker during search operation near Sameya village in Garhwa district today, police said.

Superintendent of Police Michael S Raj said 36 IEDs each weighing between one and 20 kg were seized during the search operation.

The security forces also seized two country made pistols, a rifle and 1000 metre wire from the bunker, the SP said adding the bunker was destroyed by the security forces.