As the first phase of polling started on Wednesday in Bihar, two IEDs (cane bombs) were recovered from the Maoist-infested Aurangabad district’s Dhibra area.
Both the bombs were defused and a calamity averted.
Dhibra police station in-charge, Pramod Kumar said that the IED placed under a culvert were recovered on time by the police.
Kumar said that it could be the Maoists who may have planned to execute a big incident. A probe is being done.
Earlier on Tuesday, two IEDs placed by the Maoists were also recovered in Imamganj area of Gaya district that were defused later by the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF). Thereafter, an alert was sounded in all Maoist-affected areas.
Voting is going on in 71 constituencies in Bihar on Wednesday.