August 19, 2018

17,000 kg explosive recovered in Bihar village

Police today recovered 17,000 kilograms of explosive material suspected to be delivered to Maoists, from a village in the district.

Altogether 340 sacks – each containing 50 kg of ammonium nitrate – were seized from a house at Bhaunri village under Belhar police station area, Superintendent of Police Chandan Kushwaha said.

The owner of the house was suspected to be a supplier of explosives to Maoists but he was not found during the time of the raid.

One of his associate was arrested, Kushwaha said.

Courtesy: PTI

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