A photograph of the landmine planted by Maoists in Vishakapatnam. Photo/ANI
A photograph of the landmine planted by Maoists in Vishakapatnam. Photo/ANI

Andhra: Police foil Maoist attack in Vizag

ANI | Updated: May 31, 2019 04:35 IST

Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh) [India], May 31 (ANI): The police have foiled an attack by Maoists in the agency area of Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam district and arrested two persons.
Police managed to detect and remove landmines planted by Maoists who wanted to trigger a massive blast in the agency area.
Visakhapatnam district Superintendent of Police Attada Bapuji said, "The police found four land mines each weighing 10 kgs, planted on the Nurmati armed outpost road. The land mines were placed near Tribal Girls Ashram School."
"The police identified the hand of Pedabayalu area committee members of Maoists in this attempt. They have detained two suspected persons in this connection," he said. (ANI)

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