100 bombs planted by Maoists found in Jharkhand

More than 100 improvised explosive devices -or crude bombs were detected and defused in Jharkhand's Latehar district today that were planted by the Maoist guerrillas, the state police said. According to a police officer, the
Ranchi, Bombs, Jharkhand, Maoists
India TV News Desk Ranchi December 11, 2016 18:37 IST

More than 100 improvised explosive devices -or crude bombs were detected and defused in Jharkhand's Latehar district today that were planted by the Maoist guerrillas, the state police said.

According to a police officer, the improvised explosive devices planted in series were recovered from a jungle in Latehar, around 140 km from Ranchi.

The bombs were recovered during a search operation by security personnel.

The state police said the bombs were planted to target security personnel.

Maoist guerrillas are active in 18 of the 24 districts in the state.

(With inputs from IANS)

 
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