Weapons, explosives seized in Jharkhand: Police

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Ranchi, June 20 (IANS) A cache of weapons and explosives was seized during anti-Maoist operations in Jharkhand’s West Singhbhum district on Monday, a senior police officer said.

“Fourteen firearms, 200 gelatin sticks and other material were seized from a jungle area under Bandgao police station,” West Singhbhum’s Additional Superintendent of Police Manish Ranjan told IANS.

The seized firearms include two carbines and four rifles.

Maoist guerrillas are active in 18 of the 22 districts of the state.

–IANS

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