J&K: 75 kg of RDX recovered

Last Updated: Friday, July 9, 2010 - 15:33

Jammu: At least 75 kg of RDX was recovered from Jammu and Kashmir`s Kishtwar district, police said on Friday.

"This is one of the biggest recoveries of explosives in Jammu and Kashmir," a Jammu and Kashmir Police spokesman said.

The spokesperson said the recovery was made on a tip that the militants had stocked a huge quantity of ammunition in the mountainous area of Chatroo, about 250 km from here.
About 250 gms of RDX is sufficient to blow up a four-storey concrete building, a police source said.

IANS

First Published: Friday, July 9, 2010 - 15:33

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