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Ten Naxals arrested in Chhattisgarh

india Updated: May 20, 2010 22:57 IST

Ten Naxals were arrested in the jungles of Narayanpur district in Bastar region when they were planning to lay land mines today, police said.

Detonators and explosives were also recovered from them, they said.

A joint team of district police force, STF and Koya Commando, engaged in anti-Naxal operations, arrested ten Naxals while they were attempting to plant land mines at various places in the jungles, Narayanpur district superintendent of police, Rahul Bhagat told PTI.

The team was patrolling in the jungles when it apprehended the Naxals and recovered 400 meter long electricity wire, five detonators and battery etc from their possession, Bhagat said.

He said the arrested Naxals were facing cases of murder, attempt to murder, charges under explosives Act and keeping lethal weapons.

All the arrested Naxals were produced in a local court, the officer said.