Landmine seized in Odisha's Kandhamal



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