Major Accident Averted. Security Forces Recover 35 IEDs In Gumla. Jharkhand.

July 6, 2024 8:02 PM.

In Jharkhand, security forces have recovered 35 IEDs in the Naxal-affected Gumla district during a search operations.

Superintendent of Police (SP) Shambhu Kumar Singh has informed that five IED bombs were recovered from the under-construction Kutma-Bamda road, while 30 IEDs have been recovered from the Harinakhand area of the district.

Mr Singh said IEDs were planted by the Maoists with the aim of targeting the police, but were defused without causing any harm to the security forces.

The SP  said that a large number of explosives have been recovered and more recoveries are possible. The team returned from the forest area due to security reasons and will visit the village on tomorrow and conduct a search operation.

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