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Ranchi(ANI): Jharkhand’s Director General of Police (DGP) Rajeev Kumar has said that 10,000 police personnel will be reinstated in the Naxal-hit areas of Chiabasa.
After undertaking a meeting with the officers, Kumar said the situation has considerably improved in the area and the Naxals are also getting connected to the mainstream.
The DGP had last month decided to sharpen the ongoing anti-naxal operation in the districts after inspection.Eighteen can bombs unearthed in Jharkhand’s Khunti district; explosives were planted deep underneath kutcha road.
The security personnel detected wire lying on the road between Fadinga-Turang villages during routine long-range patrolling in the naxal-infested area yesterday, Superintendent of Police Anis Gupta said.
They used deep search metal detector to spot the explosives, which were coated with carbon, he said The can bombs, each weighing between 15 to 20 kg, were connected in a series.All the bombs have been defused, he said.
The search operation was led by the Additional Superintendent of Police (Ops) P R Mishra and Sub-divisional Police Officer A Singh. Meanwhile, the district police force have arrested one ultra belonging to People’s Liberation Front of India (PLFI) from Karra police station of the district.