Powerful land mine detected and defused in Jharkhand

A powerful land mine aimed at security personnel has been detected in Ghatsila subdivision of Jharkhand.

Aug 11, 2015, 14:13 PM IST

110 landmines covering three villages recovered in Jharkhand

At least 110 landmines planted by suspected Naxalites across three villages in a row in Jharkhand's Palamau district were on Saturday recovered by security forces.

Aug 08, 2015, 19:57 PM IST
Counting the cost of South Korea`s landmine victims

Counting the cost of South Korea`s landmine victims

After decades of official silence, South Korea is beginning to compensate hundreds of landmine victims maimed by a deadly, and dangerously enduring legacy of the Korean War and its Cold War aftermath.

Jun 25, 2015, 09:07 AM IST

One Ukrainian serviceman killed by land mine in east Ukraine: Regional chief

One Ukrainian serviceman was killed and one wounded when they were blown up by a landmine left by pro-Russian separatists near Luhansk in eastern Ukraine, the head of the Kiev-controlled regional administration said on Thursday.

May 28, 2015, 16:38 PM IST

Naxal involved in landmine blast held in Chhattisgarh

A Naxal, who was allegedly involved in attack on a police anti-landmine vehicle in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district, has been arrested, police said on Wednesday.

May 13, 2015, 13:01 PM IST

Passenger bus hits landmine in east Ukraine, four dead: Officials

Kiev: Four people were killed and 21 injured when a passenger bus hit a landmine near a government-controlled town in eastern Ukraine, local officials said Thursday.

Mar 26, 2015, 14:24 PM IST

4 killed when bus hit land mine in eastern Ukraine

Ukrainian officials say a bus accidentally hit a land mine in eastern Ukraine, killing 4 and wounding 11 people.

Mar 26, 2015, 03:50 AM IST

Soldier killed by jihadi mine in western Tunisia: Defence Ministry

A Tunisian soldier was killed and two others injured Sunday when their vehicle hit a landmine "planted by terrorist elements" in a mountainous western region near the Algerian border, the defence ministry said.

Mar 23, 2015, 04:39 AM IST

Narottam Das gets Rs one crore compensation

Delhi's Social Welfare department Minister Sandeep Kumar on Wednesday handed over a cheque of Rs one crore as compensation to the widow of martyred CRPF officer Narottam Das who died in a landmine blast.

Mar 04, 2015, 19:23 PM IST

Maoists blow up CRPF vehicle in Bihar; 2 dead, 10 injured

One CRPF jawan was killed and 13 others were injured when Maoists blew up a mini-bus carrying them in Gaya district on Tuesday evening.

Feb 24, 2015, 20:40 PM IST

Landmines recovered in naxal infested Medininagar in Jharkhand

Security personnel on Wednesday recovered four landmines from Kelkargarh-Dwarika Road of naxal-infested Palamau district, police said.

Feb 18, 2015, 19:23 PM IST

Man injured in mine blast along LoC

A 35-year-old man was today injured when he stepped on a mine resulting in an explosion along the line of control (LoC) in Jhangar area of Nowshera sector in Rajouri district here.

Jan 18, 2015, 20:06 PM IST

Chhattisgarh: 3 cops killed as bike collides with anti-landmine vehicle

Three policemen were on Wednesday killed when their motorcycle collided head-on with an anti-landmine vehicle which was on a night patrol in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Bijapur district.

Dec 10, 2014, 11:50 AM IST

J&K: Landmine victims at PM Modi rally hope to be rehabilitated

Maimed by a landmine laid near the LoC here to check infiltration, Shabir Ahmed walked several miles on a prosthetic leg to attend the rally of Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Friday with the hope that the visit will change the scenario of "apathy" towards people like him.

Nov 28, 2014, 17:40 PM IST

45 kg landmine recovered from West Singhbhum forest

Security personnel on Wednesday recovered a powerful landmine from Saranda forest during an anti-Naxal operation in West Singhbhum district, police said.

Jun 26, 2014, 00:20 AM IST

Two aid workers killed in Mali landmine blast: Officials

Two Malian aid workers were killed when their vehicle drove over a landmine in restive north-west Mali, officials told AFP Friday.

May 31, 2014, 03:37 AM IST

Anti-Naxal operations: CRPF `limits` armoured vehicles usage

In order to reduce casualties of its troops from landmine blasts in anti-Naxal operations, the Central Reserve Police Force has decided to shun its mine protected vehicles as troop carriers for routine operations.

May 11, 2014, 15:08 PM IST

Polling booth relocated fearing Maoist landmine in Jharkhand

A polling booth has to be relocated in Naxal-affected Kasiabeda area in Ghatsila sub-division on suspicion that a landmine was planted near the original venue by Maoists to disrupt parliamentary elections.

Apr 18, 2014, 02:03 AM IST

Five landmines recovered in Jharkhand

Five landmines were recovered from Jharkhand`s Lohardagga district during a search operation by the security forces and later defused, police said.

Apr 08, 2014, 19:46 PM IST

Landmine-like substance creates bomb scare

A tiffin-can like substance with wires around it created bomb scare among the people passing along the state highway at Narayanpur in once Maoist-hit West Midnapore district.

Mar 04, 2014, 14:05 PM IST