Jharkhand: 7 IEDs planted in series seized in Chatra, defused later

Last Updated: Tuesday, 16 March 2021 (18:51 IST)
Chatra: A joint team of the district police and 190th battalion of seized seven can bombs which were planted in a series under area of this district on Tuesday.


Police said that the had planted these seven in a series near a school to inflict damage on the security forces. Each of these can bombs weighed 5 kilograms each. Later the bombs were defused by a bomb disposal squad.
 
ASP operations Nigam Prasad said that a tip off had been received that the maoists had planted the can bombs near Hahe School following which a team of district police and CRPF personnel were sent to the spot.
 
He said that the bombs were very heavy and sounds of explosion could be heard atleast from half a kilometers away. The ASP said that the maoists had planted these bombs to inflict damage on the security forces. (UNI)