Chaibasa: In a joint operation conducted by Chaibasa Police and CRPF two IEDs weighing 40 kilograms have been recovered from Goeilkera Police Station area of the West Singhbhum district.
Police said that the bombs were planted under the road connecting Goeilkera with Chaibasa and was kept 400 meters away from a culvert at Gittilipi Chowk.
Police said that the bombs were deeply planted inside the grounds that the security personnel were not able to dug them out after which the bomb disposal squad defused the bombs at the same spot.
Such was the intensity of the blast that smoke rose upto 40 feet. Police said that security forces was conducting regular anti insurgency operations against hardcore Maoist Aatiram Manjhi alias Anal Da who was carrying a reward of Rs 1 crore and to inflict damage on the security forces these IEDs had been planted.