Huge cache of explosives seized from godown in Odisha

29/01/2020 at 1:53 PM

Berhampur, Jan 29: The Special Task Force (STF) of Crime Branch today raided an explosive godown in Rambha area of Ganjam district and seized huge cache of explosive substances.

Police said that they have seized 196 quintals of ammonium nitrate, 3200 gelatin sticks and 10406 detonators from the godown.

Police said that acting on reliable information, they raided the godown and found the explosives. Police have also detained one person in this connection.

“Preliminary investigation revealed that the explosives were stored without any valid licence. We are further investigating the source of procurement of the explosives and its possible use,” said a police official.  

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