Monday, November 23, 2009

250 quintals of explosive material seized in Bihar

Indo-Asian News Service
Patna, November 23, 2009
First Published: 15:23 IST(23/11/2009)
Last Updated: 15:24 IST(23/11/2009)


Police on Monday seized about 250 quintals of ammonium nitrate used in making explosives from a Bihar village and arrested three people.

A police officer said the explosive material was recovered from Basa village in Rohtas district, about 150 km from state capital Patna.

Detonators have also been recovered, the officer added.

About a week ago, explosive materials, firearms and live cartridges were recovered from Gaya, Patna and Munger district.

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