Odisha, March 03, Abhijit Saha: Explosives weighing 50 kg have been recovered in Raygada district yesterday said the police sources. These explosives were Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs). The IEDs were found during an anti Naxal operation carried out at Rayagada district.
Two numbers of IEDs were found during the operation. Each of the IEDs was 25 kg in weight. Along with the IEDs, 32 numbers of gelatine sticks, electric detonators and other bomb making items were also recovered from the place of Naxal hideout.
The Naxals were hiding out in a place in Tikarhamsa Seshkar area of the Rayagada district. The search operation at the place of Naxal hideout was carried out by the CRPF forces along with the police personnel in the early hours on Sunday.
Later on the IEDs were defused by the paramilitary personnel.