Khunti: A powerful IED was recovered on Sunday by security forces in the Naxal-affected Khunti district’s Jaranga village, the police said.

The IED, weighing 25 kg, was found hidden during routine search at a spot falling under Adki police station,

Superintendent of Police M Tamilvananan told reporters here.

The explosive was later defused, he said.

(Agencies)

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