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Five powerful IEDs recovered in Jharkhand

Security forces today recovered five powerful IEDs near Jaranga village in Khunti district, a senior police officer said.

india Updated: Aug 15, 2010 17:53 IST
PTI

Security forces on Sunday recovered five powerful IEDs near Jaranga village in Khunti district, a senior police officer said.

Each of the IED weighed about 25 kg, Superintendent of Police, Manoj Kaushik, told PTI here.

While one was planted near a road of the village, four others were hidden near the Jaranga river, he said.

Efforts were on to diffuse the explosives, which were recovered following a tip-off.

First Published: Aug 15, 2010 17:52 IST