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Explosives seized from Kathikund

Dumka: Security forces on Friday seized a big consignment of explosives, together with can bombs, for the fourth time in one month from Kathikund police station space and bordering parts of Shikaripara police station space.

Dumka superintendent of police Y S Ramesh said, “The explosive fabrics had been kept buried alongside different places of the operational areas. This suggests that their heinous design was once to go off all over the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.” He has additionally launched a significant sanitisation drive against rebels in areas believed to be the criminals’ den.

“Intelligence resources has asked us to stay a close watch on rebels and their sympathisers had been bolstered,” Ramesh said.

It could also be mentioned that all over the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, other parts of the state witnessed 0 Maoist activities, however, it wasn’t the case in Dumka. The rebels had induced can bombs and resorted to indiscriminate firing on a bus sporting a polling birthday party at Shikaripara space in the district. Altogether five cops and 3 polling body of workers had been killed in the ambush in Shikaripara once they had been returning to the base camp after undertaking the poll.

The incident was once largely attributed to the insufficient precautionary measures in the delicate pockets, together with insufficient deployment of paramilitary forces. This time security features to thwart this sort of makes an attempt had been intensified even before the formal issuance of notification by the election fee.

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