Malkangiri, June 21: The CRPF have foiled a pipe bomb network laid along the road near Kokadipara village under Mirutur police limit in Malkangiri on Monday.
Bomb disposal squad of the CRPF traced and diffused a 10 kg pipe bomb along with some improvised explosive devices. Thus, the jawans got a close shave at the spot.
Police sources said, a joint team of forces were moving for a combing operation along Odisha-Chhattisgarh border on Monday after a tip off from local police. A section of CRPF jawans started search operation, while the explosive was traced on the roadside.