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Four arms dumps unearthed in Andhra

A huge cache of arms and ammunition, including 600 cartridges and 14 rocket launchers were recovered.

india Updated: Dec 06, 2006 15:33 IST

Police said on Wednesday they have unearthed four arms dumps, including rocket launchers, belonging to Maoists at different places in Andhra Pradesh's Anantapur district.

A huge cache of arms and ammunition, including 600 cartridges and 14 rocket launchers were recovered from the dumps, police said.

Special police teams engaged in combing operations in the district found arms dumps at Amagondapalem, Palyamgutta, Sabbanaguntapalli and Pattareballi villages.

The arms and ammunition recovered from the dumps included 12 landmines, 19 claymore mines, 71 hand grenades, 280 gelatine sticks and 1,175 electric detonators.