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Security forces bust naxal bomb making factory in Giridih

Press Trust of India  |  Giridih (Jharkhand) 

Security personnel today busted a bomb making factory allegedly of the CPI(Maoist) in the foothills of Hills in district of Jharkhand, a said.

Hills is one of the most important pilgrim centres for Jains.

The security personnel stumbled on the bomb making factory at Dholkata village in the course of a search operation in naxal-affected area,

The security personnel also recovered two containers of explosive containing explosives weighing 20 kg each and other substances, he said.

Latekar said the factory has been sealed and a massive has been launched in the area.

Earlier, security personnel had demolished a naxal camp at in district and seized four IEDs of two kg each, 50 SLR live ammunition, 243 gelatin sticks among others on Sunday last, officials said.

The seizure was made based on the input provided by a who was arrested along with 12 other left wing extremists from district on March 5.

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First Published: Tue, March 13 2018. 18:50 IST