Maoist dump busted on Odisha-AP border, 2 IEDs recovered

Malkangiri: The district police today busted a Maoist dump on Odisha-Andhra Pradesh bordering area along the extension of Swabhiman Anchal and recovered two big improvised explosive devices (IEDs) from the spot.

It is being suspected that the explosives belonged to Maoists cadres of AOBSZC and were intended to target civilians and security forces.

Police also recovered 20 kg of cordex wire, 50 electric detonators, electric wire, and 70 alumunium super plain detonators from the dump. The codex wire was kept with multiple knots for multiplying its blasting power, police sources said.

In the wake of the recovery, combing and search operations were underway in the area.

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