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70 kg ammonium nitrate seized in Kolhapur

Last Updated: Friday, February 19, 2010 - 18:37

Kolhapur: About 70 kg of ammonium nitrate, along with a large number of gelatin sticks and detonators, were on Friday seized from a house in Karveer tehsil here, police said.
Acting on a tip-off, Karveer police raided a house in Haldi-Kandgaon village from where 70 kg of ammonium nitrate, 2,440 gelatin sticks and 3,665 detonators were seized, they said.
An investigation is being conducted as to for what
purpose were these explosives stored in the house, police said
adding that two persons have been detained for inquiry.

Further details are awaited.


First Published: Friday, February 19, 2010 - 18:37

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