Explosives seized in Kerala

In a major cache of explosives, 300 kg of ammonium nitrate, 1000 detonators and 16 rolls of fuse wire were seized at a checkpost at Kuttupuzha.

Updated: Sep 29, 2012, 13:52 PM IST

Kannur: In a major cache of explosives, 300 kg of ammonium nitrate, 1000 detonators and 16 rolls of fuse wire were seized from a jeep at a checkpost at Kuttupuzha in the district by Excise Department officials.

Two persons have also been arrested in this connection, police said on Saturday.

The explosive substances, recovered during a routine vehicle check up yesterday, were kept under vegetable bags, police said.
Those arrested were handed over to police for further questioning, they said.

PTI