Police defuse Naxal landmine in Gadchiroli

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Nagpur, Jan 14 (UNI) A landmine suspected to have been planted by naxalites in Gadchiroli district in Vidarbha region of Maharashtra was defused, police said.

The landmine was found, planted on a road near village Bejur in Bhamragarh tehsil of the district, during a routine combing operation yesterday.

A bomb disposal squad summoned to the spot found 20 kg of explosive, two detonators and 50 m of wire, police added.

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