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40 landmines recovered in Jharkhand

Police recovered 40 landmines and destroyed two Maoist bunkers-cum-training centres in Jharkhand's Garwah district on Wednesday.
IANS | By HT Correspondent, Ranchi
UPDATED ON FEB 01, 2012 07:44 PM IST

Police recovered 40 landmines and destroyed two Maoist bunkers-cum-training centres in Jharkhand's Garwah district on Wednesday, an official said.

"Police have recovered 40 landmines and destroyed two Maoist bunkers-cum-training centres in Garwah district," a police official told IANS.

According to the official, an anti-Maoist operation was on for a week in Sania jungle, which borders areas of Latehar and Garwah district.

Police recovered five hand grenades, two pistols, one rifle and fuse wires from the bunkers.

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