Large quantity of weapons recovered after encounter with Maoists

By Abha Manakatala - Wed Jun 17, 6:52 am


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A large quantity of detonators and live cartridges have been recovered following an encounter between security personnel and Maoists in the bordering area of Naxal-affected Palamau and Latehar districts.

The police said that cross-firing from both sides went on during the encounter at Pagaar-Seldag villages under Maneka police station of Latehar district, bordering naxal-affected Panki police station limits of Palamau district.

A large number of detonators, 95 live cartridges, one and half bundle of codex wire, empty can, IED stuffed in a sack, ammunition pouch etc were recovered during search operation following the encounter, added the police.

No casualty was reported from the police camp and the exact round of firing was yet to be ascertained, said the police.

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