Security Forces Recover Pipe IED Weighing 10kg in Chattisgarh

Antagarh SDOP Amar Sidar said that the soldiers present on the spot defused the pipe bomb.
Pipe IED Weighing 10kg | Picture Source: ANI
Pipe IED Weighing 10kg | Picture Source: ANI

The security forces recovered a pipe Improvised Explosive Device (IED) weighing around 10 kg in Antagarh-Tekapani village under Koyalibeda police station jurisdiction in Chattisgarh's Kanker district, an official said on Thursday.

Antagarh SDOP Amar Sidar said that the soldiers present on the spot defused the pipe bomb.

On Thursday, a DRG team was patrolling under Koyalibeda police station jurisdiction and in the meantime, they received information that the Naxalites in jungle area of Tekapar village had installed IED with the intention of harming the security forces.

Acting on the information, the team rushed to the spot and searched the area. They found the one pipe IED planted by the Naxalites and the forces destroyed it on the spot. Further investigation into the matter is underway. 

(with inputs from ANI)

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