Ranchi, May 21 (IANS) A bunker of Maoist guerrillas was destroyed on Saturday in Jharkhand’s Palamu district and large quantities of explosives seized, a police official said.
The police and para military forces, in a joint operation, destroyed the bunker in the Abun forest area in Palamu district, about 160 km from here, the official said.
The police seized a plastic tank filled with 50 kg of codex wire, material used in making improvised explosive devices (IEDs) and other explosive materials from the spot.
In another incident on Saturday, Maoist guerrillas torched three vehicles of a stone crusher in Dumka district allegedly because they were not paid the money they demanded.
The guerrillas are active in 18 of the 24 districts of the state.