BSF jawans recover two live landmines in Odisha

Koraput, Odisha:  Two live landmines were recovered by the Border Security Force jawans during anti-Maoist operation in Odisha's Koraput district, police said today.

Besides the two landmines weighing 24 and 15 kg, six pressure mines were also recovered from the Murlaput forests under Narayanpatna police limits yesterday, they said.

"All the mines have been recovered safely and there has been no report of any injury to anybody," Sub-divisional police officer (Laxmipur) Y Jagannath Rao said.

Combing operation and patrolling by security forces had been stepped up in the area after the seizure and further investigation was on, police said.
Story First Published: March 03, 2013 13:39 IST

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