100 Bombs Planted By Maoists Found In Jharkhand

Ranchi: More than 100 improvised explosive devices – or crude bombs planted by the Maoist guerrillas were detected and defused in Jharkhand’s Latehar district on Sunday, the state police said.

According to a police officer, the IEDs planted in series were recovered from a jungle in Latehar, around 140 km from Ranchi.

The bombs were recovered during a search operation by security personnel.

The state police said the bombs were planted to target security personnel.

Maoist guerrillas are active in 18 of the 24 districts in the state.