Two Maoists were arrested and improvised explosive devices (IED), including a powerful one planted by Naxals to harm security personnel, were recovered on Monday from separate places in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Sukma district, police said.
In a major success against Maoists, BSF personnel have seized huge quantities of explosives, IED and other materials hidden by the ultras in a forest in Mathili area of Odisha's Malkangiri district, officials said today.
An uneasy calm prevailed in the city today as people took to their chores, a day after a low-intensity blast rocked the parking lot of a police station here resulting in minor injuries to five persons.
The CRPF on Wednesday indicated that there could have been a "mistake" by its officials in crippling an IED in Bihar`s Aurangabad district which left three of its personnel dead and seven others injured.
Russia on Thursday launched a counter-terror operation after five bodies riddled with bullets were found in a southern region bordering the Winter Olympics host Sochi, less than a month before the start of the games.