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Assam: Huge quantities of explosives seized

Huge quantities of explosives have been seized and two persons arrested in Assam's Cachar district on Saturday, police said.

india Updated: May 26, 2012 12:06 IST

PTI
Hindustantimes
         

Huge quantities of explosives have been seized and two persons arrested in Assam's Cachar district on Saturday, police said.

During routine patrolling, police seized the explosives and arrested the duo from Joypur area under Lakhipur police station.

The police seized 600 gelatin sticks, 340 electronic detonators, 2,300 non-electronic detonator and 192 metre long fuse wire.

The arrested duo claimed that they were taking the explosives to Tamenglong for blasting rock-hill but the police suspect that the consignment was actually meant for supplying it to Naga militants in Manipur, sources added.

First Published: May 26, 2012 12:04 IST

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