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Tragedy precluded, BSF defuses IEDs in Koraput

20/11/2021 at 2:52 PM

Koraput, Nov 20: The BSF personnel prevented a tragedy by defusing IEDs planted by Maoists in Pujariput forest of Koraput district on Saturday.

According to the report, Maoists had planted improvised explosive devices (IEDs) in Pujariput forest near Ramgiri- Gupteswar road aiming to kill BSF personnel.

Acting on a tip-off, a bomb squad of 151 battalion BSF team from Ramgiri traced the explosives and defused them.

Worth mentioning, the BSF is carrying out combing operations to curb Maoist activities in the border area.

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