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Powerful bomb detected and defused in Belagrha village

The IED was found during intensified patrolling following information regarding movement of the Maoists in the area, the sources said.


PTI Last Updated at 04-08-2018 14:45:15 IST India

A disaster was averted when a security patrol moving in Belagrha village detected and defused a powerful bomb planted by the Maoists in Kalahandi district, CRPF sources said.

The Improvised Explosive Device (IED) was spotted in the village in Tirmunhi forest area during a patrolling carried out by a team of CRPF personnel and police yesterday, the sources said.

A sniffer dog which accompanied the patrolling team detected the powerful bomb which was defused by the bomb disposal personnel of the 4th battalion of CRPF on the spot, they said.

The device contained about 10 kg of explosive materials. The explosives were kept in a 10-liter steel container fixed with electric detonator and wire, they said.

The IED was found during intensified patrolling following information regarding movement of the Maoists in the area, the sources said.

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