Tag: Ied

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Major Tragedy Averted As Jawans Diffuse 5.5 Kg Landmine In Odisha

Nuapada: A major tragedy was averted thanks to alertness and swift action by CRPF jawans who diffused a landmine weighing 5.5 kilograms in Nuapada district on Friday. The landmine was supposedly planted by Maoists near Cherchuan checkgate under Sunabeda sanctuary. CRPF officials said that the place where the landmine was planted is the single road […]

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ITBP dog 'Sophia' foils IED blast in Chhattisgarh, saves lives

Rajnandgaon: A specially-trained sniffer dog engaged in the bomb disposal squad of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) saved many lives on Sunday by successfully detecting an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) planted by suspected Maoists on an under-construction road in Chhattisgarh’s Rajnandgaon district. The dog named Sophia, also known as ‘Shiksha’, saved lives of her colleagues […]

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Five IEDs recovered in Jharkhand; search underway

Ranchi: Five improvised explosive devices (IED) which were hidden by Maoists were recovered in Jharkhand’s Palamau district, police said on Tuesday, adding that the search is ongoing to find more explosives. The five IEDs, each weighing five kilograms, were recovered from Jamundih village after the villagers informed the police. The search operation was launched on […]

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2 CRPF Men Killed In Encounter With Naxals; Girl Dies In Crossfire

Bijapur: Two CRPF personnel died and another was injured in an encounter with naxals, while a girl was killed after being caught in the crossfire, in Chhattisgarh’s Bijapur district on Friday, police said. The gun-battle took place around 11 am close to a culvert near Keshkutul village when a team of the CRPF’s 199th battalion […]

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Nine soldiers injured in IED attack on army patrol in Pulwama

Srinagar: Nine soldiers suffered minor injuries after militants attacked an army vehicle with an improvised explosive device (IED) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Monday, officials said. “A failed attempt was made to attack a mobile vehicle patrol of 44 Rashtriya Rifles with a vehicle-based IED while the army patrol was moving in the […]

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Maoist killed in encounter in Chhattisgarh

Raipur: A Maoist was killed in an encounter on Thursday in Narayanpur district of Chhattisgarh after the extremists attacked security personnel deployed for helipad sanitization duty, officials said. The Maoists triggered an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast followed by firing on the security personnel on Orccha area of Narayanpur, the officials said. In the retaliatory […]

2 CRPF officers hurt in Maoist ambush in Maharashtra

Gadchiroli (Maharashtra): Just a day ahead of polling here, Maoists on Wednesday carried out an attack on a CRPF contingent being deployed for election duty, injuring two Sub-inspectors, official sources said. The Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast triggered by the Maoists occurred at around 4 p.m. in Gatta village in Etapalli tehsil through which a […]