A joint squad of CRPF and state police detected two big Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) of 25 kg each kept in steel cases on the road between Dornapal and Jagargunda near Chintalnar in Sukma district.
    
The forces were conducting an area domination exercise. The IEDs, concealed beneath, were diffused, a senior official said.
    
This is the same spot where Naxalites in 2010 had carried out the deadliest attack on security forces deployed for anti-Naxal operations as they killed 76 of them in a single ambush.

Sonia Gandhi, Narendra Modi to address rallies in Bastar today

BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and Congress chief Sonia Gandhi will address public meetings at the Bastar region on Thursday, where polls are on November 11.
    
The Gujarat Chief Minister is also scheduled to address two rallies in the Maoist-hit region of Jagdalpur and Kanker and later another one in Rajnandgaon on the same day, BJP's media in-charge in the state Rasik Parmar said.
    
It was learnt, that the party has also drawn a schedule for senior leaders like LK Advani and Rajnath Singh. Singh is slated to speak in Chitrakoot, Banpuri and Keshkal on November 7, ahead of the first phase of polling, whereas the former Deputy Prime Minister will be addressing people in Kasdol, Bilaspur and Bhatapara on November 9 for the second phase, Parmar said.
    
Meanwhile, Sonia will also address rallies in Durg and Ambikapur on November 12 ahead of the second phase of the elections, state Congress spokesperson Shailesh Nitin said.

(JPN/Agencies)

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