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IED found in Jharkhand”s Chatra district


Security forces on Friday recovered an Improvised Explosive Device from Kolhaiya jungle in Naxal-hit Chatra district.

Based on a lead provided by an arrested Maoist, Nagina, the forces recovered the 5 kg IED planted on Kohaiya-Ramkheta road under Rajpur police station area, Superintendent of Police, Surendra Jha said.

Jha said the security personnel, comprising District Armed Police and CRPF unearthed the can bomb which was possibly aimed at the security personnel.

Nagina had been arrested in Delhi recently.