Acting on a specific BSF input, troops of 28 Battalion Border Security Force deployed in Koraput, Odisha in Anti Naxal Operation (ANO) carried out a special operation in general area of Koraput.
The BSF personnel while checking a road in the Koraput area detected an unusual sound as it scanned with a metal detector in the hilly and thick forested stretch of the road.
On digging they noticed one 20 Kgs IED with electric wire.
A Bomb Disposal squad reached the spot and destroyed the IED with help of demolition set in the presence of the Odisha Police, the BSF said in a statement.
--IBNS (Posted on 03-09-2013)