50 kg IEDs recovered, defused in Rayagada

Odisha Sun Times Bureau

Rayagada/Bhubaneswar, Mar 2:

Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) weighing 50 kg were defused during an anti-Naxal operation in Rayagada district, police sources said on Sunday.

Two Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) weighing 25 kg each, 32 gelatin sticks, as many electric detonators and other bomb making items were recovered from a Naxal hideout in the Tikarhamsa-Seshkal area of Rayagada district during combing operations by CRPF forces and state police personnel in the early hours today, the sources said.

The paramilitary personnel later defused the IEDs, the sources added.

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