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.