Tiffin bomb recovered in Kandhamal

Phulbani: CRPF jawans have detected a tiffin bomb which was planted by Maoists under a low level bridge near Padipanga village in Kandhamal district, police said today.

The jawans found the tiffin bomb yesterday during combing operation near Padipanga village in Srirampur-Ora GP road under Kotagarh police limit. The bomb was immediately defused, police said.

“The security personel have detected planting of tiffin bombs at least five times earlietr during a span of one year,” a senior police officer said adding that three jawans were killed in a bomb blast on January 3 this year.