Gangtok, Sikkim

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Nine bombs recovered from Maoist den in Jharkhand


Wed, Nov 7, 2018

Ranchi (IANS): Nine improvised explosive device bombs were recovered in Jharkhand's Palamau district on Tuesday, police said.
The nine IEDs were recovered at Manatu of Palamau district in a joint search of the state police and CRPF. Police had recovered arms from the same areas on Saturday.
The anti-bomb disposal squad was called and the IEDs were defused.
Police say that the IEDs were planted by Maoist Guerrillas to target the security forces.


Area: 7096 Sq Km
Capital:Gangtok
Altitude: 5,840 ft
Population: 6.10 Lakhs
Topography: Hilly terrain elevation from 600 ft. to over 28,509 ft above sea level
Climate:
Summer: Max- 21°C ; Min – 13°C
Winter: Max -13°C ; Min – 0.48°C
Rainfall: 325 cm per annum
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