Explosives seized in Bihar

A large quantity of explosives were on Sunday seized from a forest near Bhim Bundh in Bihar's Munger district, a police officer said.

PTI| Last Updated: Sep 14, 2014, 16:33 PM IST

Munger: A large quantity of explosives were on Sunday seized from a forest near Bhim Bundh in Bihar's Munger district, a police officer said.

Acting on a tip off, a team of security forces led by CRPF Deputy Commandant Gunjan Kumar carried out a combing operation and seized 2,000 kg of ammonium nitrate contained in 40 sacks weighing 50 kg each, Superintendent of Police Varun Kumar Sinha said.

The explosives were hidden under a heap of leaf, he said.