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Landmines, huge ammunitions unearthed

Posted by Indian Vanguard on May 4, 2007

WARANGAL: Police on Thursday unearthed eight landmines, weighing two kg each, in steel cans pitched allegedly by members of CPI (Maoist), targeting the police engaged in combing operations in Kothaguda Mandal in this district.

Police said while four landmines were unearthed between Konapur and Potlapur villages on the cart track, another four were unearthed at a junction leading to Alligudem, Pochapur and Chouledu villages near Damerathogu in the mandal.

Meanwhile, in a separate operation, police unearthed a dump, allegedly belonging to CPI (Ml) praja prathighatana Naxal group, near Kambalapally in Mahabubabad area and recovered one spring field rifle, 10 live rounds and one 8 mm rifle from the dump.

The district police had arrested two persons and seized a huge cache of arms and ammunition from them during search operations at Mulugu Mandal.

Police recovered 110 live rounds of .303 pistol, 110 live rounds of 8 mm revolver, 35 live rounds of 410 muskets, 25 charge clips and one magazine of .303 pistol.

Newindpress.com

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