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Naxal camp busted in Sukma district

Press Trust of India  |  Raipur 

Security forces busted a naxal camp and recovered a huge cache of explosive materials in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Sukma district, police said today.

The camp was located in the hills of Jongeras under station limits.

A joint team of (DRG) and district force of police carried out the operation last evening, of Police (south Bastar) Sundarraj P told

Kukanar is 450 km from the state capital.

Naxals fled the camp when the security forces reached the area, the DIG said.

During search, eight bullet-proof jackets looted by naxals from CRPF jawans after ambushes, a huge quantity of detonators and gelatin rods, cordex wire, batteries, five of various sizes used to make and Maoist uniforms were seized from the camp, he said.

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First Published: Wed, February 14 2018. 22:30 IST