1,000 detonators, other illegal explosive materials seized in Tamil Nadu

A huge cache of explosive materials, including 1000 detonators, stored illegally at a quarry near Tirupur, were on Friday seized, police said.

Coimbatore: A huge cache of explosive materials, including 1000 detonators, stored illegally at a quarry near Tirupur, were on Friday seized, police said.

Based on a tip-off, police raided the granite quarry in Velampalayam and seized 1,750 gelatine sticks besides the detonators, kept without valid documents.

A case has been registered against the quarry owner, Balasubramanian, police said. 

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