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Jharkhand: Massive Naxal ammunition cache recovered

ANI  |  Ranchi [India] 

The along with the police in a joint operation, busted a Naxal ammunition dump in the forest area of Lohardanga, yesterday evening.

"The massive haul included, 1010 ammunition of different caliber, 5100 detonators, Cordex wire-21,600 feet and explosives weighing around 200 kgs," the said in a statement.

Security Forces are continuing offensive operations against in and succeeding in recovery of arms and ammunition.

A number of important naxal cadres have also surrendered before forces in recent past.

Indian had stepped up action against Naxal insurgents, especially in the wake of the brutal Sukma attack in which 25 personnel were killed in an ambush.

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First Published: Sun, May 14 2017. 08:32 IST