Munger : Security forces on Sunday recovered six can bombs and detained three persons on suspicion of being Maoists from Kanani forest in Kharagpur police station area in Bihar's Munger district, police sources said.

Acting on a report based on electronic surveillance and parallel phone tracking device that around 200 naxalites gathered at Kanani forests, the security forces comprising CRPF and STF jawans launched a combing operation and recovered six can bombs and detained three suspected Maoists from Banaili forest enroute to Kanani forests, the sources said.

The combing operation against the ultras was going on, they said.

Superintendent of Police P Kannan was leading the search operation against the ultras, the sources said.