50 kg Can-bomb Found in Jharkhand

A powerful can-bomb was today recovered during a joint operation near Hatnadih village on Bandgaon-Purenger road in Naxal-affected West Singhbhum district.

Published: 28th August 2015 02:27 AM  |   Last Updated: 28th August 2015 04:09 AM   |  A+A-

By PTI

CHAIBASA: A powerful can-bomb was today recovered during a joint operation near Hatnadih village on Bandgaon-Purenger road in Naxal-affected West Singhbhum district, police said. The can-bomb, weighing 50 kg, was planted by CPI (Maoist) underneath a road under Bandgaon police station to target the security personnel, the Superintendent of Police, Michael Raj S. said.

The bomb was recovered in course of a joint anti-Naxal operation launched by the 60 Battalion of CRPF and District Armed Police force. The explosive was defused by the Bomb  Disposal Squad,Michael Raj added.

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