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4 Maoists held; huge cachet of explosives recovered

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

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.

First Published: Oct 14, 2008 15:17 IST