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4 Maoists held; huge cachet of explosives recovered

india Updated: Oct 14, 2008 15:20 IST

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Four suspected Maoists were held with a huge cachet of explosives, including two powerful landmines, from Parasnath forest of extremist-hit Giridih district on Tuesday.

The four were arrested during a massive combing operation that began since last Saturday, Superintendent of Police Murarilal Meena said.

Five quintals of gelatin, 50 bundles of codex wire, 25 ammunition and a sack full of detonators were also seized from them, he said.

These explosives were kept hidden in a Syntex water tank, Meena said, adding that the police also recovered huge quantity of naxal literature and uniform from the spot.

The combing operation would continue on Tuesday, he added.