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Arms, ammunition seized during anti-Naxal operation in Palamau district

A large number of arms and ammunition was recovered during an anti-Naxal operation around Jagdishpur village in Palamau district on Friday, security officials said.

A massive operation was launched in the Naxal-affected areas in and around the village during which security personnel recovered the arms and ammunition kept hidden in Kulhiya and Kothia forests, Commandant of CRPF, U D Sharma told PTI.

Among the recovered explosives were three rifles, two country-made pistols, detonators, gelatin powder packets and posters, he said. The explosive materials were aimed for use against the security personnel, Sharma added.

(With inputs from agencies.)



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