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Chhattisgarh: Security forces recover IED in Bijapur

Press Trust of India  |  Raipur 

Security forces Sunday recovered an improvised (IED) weighing seven kilograms in Chhattigarh's district, police said.

The IED, laid by naxals, was packed in a steel tiffin box and concealed under a dirt track near Gorna village, about 4 kilometres from the district headquarters, an from station said.

He said that the IED was recovered following a tip-off and the bomb detection and disposal squad destroyed it later.

He said that naxals laid such IEDs on routes passing through dense forests to target patrolling security force teams.

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First Published: Sun, October 07 2018. 19:30 IST