Gadchiroli, Jul 27 (PTI) A landmine weighing 10 kg and suspected to have been planted by Naxals was unearthed on Monday in Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra, police said.
A team of the district police found the landmine in the Mouza Regdi area during a road opening exercise, an official statement said here.
Subsequently, a bomb detection squad was sent to the spot, which successfully took out the 10kg landmine and defused it, it said.
Police have intensified anti-Maoist operations in the district in view of 'Naxal week' being observed by ultras from July 28 to August 3, the release added. PTI COR CLS RSY RSY