Bhubaneswar: Security personnel located a landmine planted underground at MPV 126 Ghati road in Maoists-infested Malkangiri district on Friday morning.
According to reports, Red rebels had reportedly planted the landmine targeting police personnel, who move on the road often. During regular checks, the police could locate the powerful landmine through a detector. The landmine is stated to have been defused.
With detection of the landmine, a major fatal accident could be avoided. The police have started more investigations in the incident.