Security forces recover Landmine in Malkangiri


Malkangiri: Security forces have recovered a landmine in Handikhal forest under Chitrakonda block of Malkangiri district.

Acting on a tip-off, BSF jawans launched a search operation in the area following which a landmine weighing 5 kg was spotted along with Maoist uniforms, articles, and walkie-talkie set.

On being alerted, a bomb disposal squad reached the spot to defuse the landmine.

It is being suspected that the Maoists have been stockpiling the explosives to target BSF troops.

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