ammonium nitrate

Gelatine and ammonium nitrate seized in Jharkhand

Two persons were arrested and a huge amount of gelatine sticks and ammonium nitrate were recovered from their possession in Dumka district in a raid.

Jul 24, 2015, 14:15 PM IST

Second arrest in Cyprus ammonium bomb case

A second Lebanese man has been arrested in connection with the seizure of five tonnes of possible bomb-making material ammonium nitrate, police said Saturday.

Jun 07, 2015, 03:41 AM IST

Costa Rica scare as ship carrying chemicals sinks

Costa Rican authorities declared an emergency on Sunday after a ship carrying 180 tons of ammonium nitrate sunk off the country`s Pacific coast.

May 03, 2015, 22:56 PM IST

7,000 detonators, 3,000 explosives seized from Maoist hideouts

Police on Saturday seized 7,000 detonators, 3,000 explosives and 2,000 kg ammonium nitrate during raids conducted at Maoist hideouts in Rohtas district.

Mar 14, 2015, 19:52 PM IST

Ministry drops licence requirement for ammonium nitrate explosives

In a move to help sectors like mining and construction, the central government on Thursday did away with the requirement for obtaining licences for the production of ammonium nitrate fuel oil (ANFO) explosives, used for blasting in mines.

Nov 20, 2014, 14:17 PM IST

Nearly 150 kgs of chemical explosive recovered from abandoned car in Varanasi

Explosives found in Varanasi — Nearly 150 kgs of ammonium nitrate, an explosive substance, was found in an abandoned car in city`s Dafi area on Saturday.

Jun 14, 2014, 18:04 PM IST

CRPF seizes 3,400kgs of ammonium nitrate

Security forces have seized 3,400-kgs of ammonium nitrate-- used for making IEDs and explosives-- and detonators during an anti-Naxal operation in Bihar`s Rohtas district.

Feb 17, 2014, 16:52 PM IST

4,800 kg ammonium nitrate recovered in Bihar

Police recovered 4,800 kg ammonium nitrate meant for use in illegal mining and arrested a man in this connection early Thursday in Bihar.

Feb 13, 2014, 11:43 AM IST

Huge quantity of explosive material seized, six arrested

A large quantity of explosive material, including 82 kgs of ammonium nitrate, were recovered in Mahoba district in Uttar Pradesh and six persons arrested in this connection, police said.

Jan 25, 2014, 23:03 PM IST

Yasin Bhatkal may spill beans on ammonium nitrate

Detection of Crime Branch (DCB) sleuths expect to get a lot of details from Yasin Bhatkal,clues about those who supplied the deadly ammonium nitrate to make the Improvised Explosive Device(IED).

Sep 02, 2013, 15:23 PM IST

Bodh Gaya bombs had ammonium nitrate, timers: Report

The bombs that targeted the world renowned pilgrimage town of Bodh Gaya and Mahabodhi Temple complex had a mix of ammonium nitrate and sulphur and were neatly packed in small cylinders, a preliminary report has said.

Jul 08, 2013, 15:17 PM IST

Ammonium nitrate used in Chhattisgarh Naxal attack

A preliminary forensic investigation of the Naxal attack in Bastar has revealed that between 27 to 30 kilograms of explosives were used in the strike.

May 31, 2013, 09:11 AM IST

Illegally procured ammonium nitrate seized in Vizag

Police have seized around 750 kg of ammonium nitrate, which is used in explosives, from a village under Ankapalle rural police station limits in the district.

May 23, 2013, 20:12 PM IST

500 kg Ammonium Nitrate seized in poll-bound Karnataka

Authorities have seized 500 kg Ammonium Nitrate, used recently to carry out blasts in the Karnataka capital, from Kolar district of the state, officials said.

Apr 26, 2013, 21:38 PM IST

Ensure safe transit of vehicles with ammonium nitrate: Centre

The Ammonium Nitrate Rules 2012 were finalised and notified under the Explosives Act 1884 on 11 August, 2012.

Apr 22, 2013, 17:31 PM IST

Bangalore blast: Ammonium nitrate filled pipe bomb used?

While the NIA and the local police continue to ascertain the nature of Wednesday’s blast in Bangalore, preliminary investigations have indicated that a pipe bomb was used in the blast.

Apr 18, 2013, 09:31 AM IST

650 kg of ammonium nitrate seized from abandoned car

About 650 kg of ammonium nitrate, an explosive chemical, has been seized from an abandoned car at Tirunelveli`s Nanguneri.

Nov 10, 2012, 12:50 PM IST

Jharkhand: Man arrested, detonators, ammonium nitr

A man was arrested after detonators and ammonium nitrate were allegedly found in his car on National Highway 33 in Jharkhand.

Jul 16, 2012, 13:15 PM IST

Ammonium nitrate seized in Jharkhand

A total of 150 kg of ammonium nitrate, brought from West Bengal, were on Wednesday seized at Chengadenga village in Pakur district, police said.

Jun 20, 2012, 22:02 PM IST

Truck carrying ammonium nitrate goes missing

Ammonium nitrate is generally used as a fertiliser. In the last few years, ultras have been using this chemical to carry out blasts.

May 04, 2012, 21:32 PM IST