Gajapati: The District Voluntary Force (DVF) has recovered a 40 kg landmine and a country-made gun from Paniganda forest under Adaba Police limits, informed Gajapati SP Sarah Sharma today.
According to sources, the security personnel recovered a landmine during a combing operation in the Maoist-infested area.
The landmine is suspected to be planted by the Maoists. The 40-kg landmine was subsequently diffused by the DVF jawans.
Meanwhile, combining operation has been intensified in the area following the seizure.