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Maoist explosive dump unearthed in Odisha

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Bhubaneswar: A dump containing a huge stash of explosives, reportedly hidden by Maoists, has been unearthed in the Koraput-Malkangiri area.

A joint team of the Border Security Force (BSF) and the Odisha Police's District Voluntary Force (DVF) personnel conducted the search on Sunday.

Koraput Superintendent of Police Mukesh Kumar Bhamoo informed that slurry and emulsion explosives, 500 gelatin sticks, wires and others were found in the discovery on Sunday.

Based on an intelligence report, a joint operation was conducted by the joint DVF-BSF team in the bordering area of Malkangiri and Koraput under Machakund police station and the dump, which also had Maoist literature and other materials seized, the SP said.

The explosives had been hidden by the Maoists belonging to the Andhra-Odisha border zonal committee.

A bomb disposal squad was sent to the spot to defuse the explosives, the police added.

This report from IANS has been edited

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