Jamshedpur (Jharkhand): Security personnel demolished a temporary Maoist camp and recovered a bomb in Sarada forest in West Singhbhum district, where extremists are active.

The explosive weighing 40 kg was planted by Maoists on Monday on the approach road to target security personnel who, however, entered the forest from the opposite direction, Surendra Kumar Jha, SDPO, Chakradharpur, said on Tuesday. He said that a temporary camp set up by the extremists was destroyed and the explosive defused.

(Agencies)

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