Malkangiri, Feb 23: A major Maoists attack on security forces was averted on Monday thanks to the alertness of BSF jawans in Kadalibandha forest under Jodamaba police station in Malkangiri district.
Acting on intelligence inputs, the BSF personnel conducted a search operation in the forest and recovered a huge cache of explosives including one tiffin bomb, two pressure IEDs, wire and battery.
Besides, the security force also seized medicines, dresses and other articles from the spot.
Later, the bomb disposal squad also defused both the bombs. The combing operation has been intensified in the forest following the recovery of explosives.