Monday, December 14, 2009

Ammonium nitrate, detonators seized

12 Dec 2009, 1718 hrs IST

A huge cache of explosives, including 40,000 to 45,000 detonators and 10 quintal of ammonium nitrate meant for Maoists were seized from Bihar's Naxalite-hit Rohtas district on Saturday (December 12), police sources said. Acting on a tip-off, the police raided an abandoned godown near Amaratalab under Mufassil police station and also seized seized 100 gelatine sticks several metres of fuse wire for supply to Maoists, the sources said. The identity of the owner of the godown was being ascertained, the sources added.

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