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Midnapore : Amid stepped up offensive in three Maoist infested districts of West Bengal, joint forces have seized the largest ever cache of arms, ammunition and explosives since they began operations in June 2009 and arrested a top local Maoist leader.

"So far it is the largest ever recovery of arms, ammunition and explosives, including firearms looted during February 15 Maoist attack on the Silda EFR camp in West Midnapore district," a top police official told reporters here on April 8.

The seizures made at Jharnadiha village in Binpur area in West Midnapore district last evening, included AK-47 and INSAS rifles, a large number of cartridges, detonators, gelatine sticks, crude bombs, two computers, CDs and electronic gadgets.

The joint forces also found some firearms looted during the Maoist attack on the EFR camp at Silda on February 15 when the ultras killed 24 personnel, he said.
Posted On : 09 Apr 10
Maoist arsenal found, hardcore Maoist leader arrested
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