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Buried explosives for illegal mining seized by police

by RajasthanDirect
Aug 28, 2013

Bharatpur police seized explosives buried in the ground in Pahari area’s Nagal zone on Tuesday. Police said the explosives were for use in illegal mining. No one has been arrested yet in this connection.

According to Kaman, circle officer of Chandandan Barahath, there were complaints of explosives being used in illegal mining on Nangal hills.

“Acting on a tip-off, we surrounded a place on the hills where we had information that the explosives were being hidden,” the officer said.

There was a huge pit caused by mining near Panoda area on the hills. “We found explosives from the pit which included 14 cartons of 2,800 gelatin rods. Those who had buried the explosives managed to escape,” the officer said.

He informed that police have identified some of the men who had been involved in storage of illegal explosives and they were being searched.

The explosives were to be used for carrying out blasts. “It is being investigated from where these explosives were procured,” the officer added.

src: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/jaipur/Buried-explosives-recovered-in-Alwar/articleshow/22109577.cms

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