Rediff India Abroad
 Rediff India Abroad Home  |  All the sections

Search:



The Web

India Abroad




Newsletters
Sign up today!

Article Tools
Email this article
Top emailed links
Print this article
Contact the editors
Discuss this article

Home > News > PTI

More live shells 'arrive' at Ghaziabad factory

October 20, 2004 13:23 IST

Rocket shells numbering about 35 were found in metal scrap in three trucks that arrived at Bhushan Steel Factory in Ghaziabad, where a bomb exploded killing 10 people on September 30.

However, none of the 35 shells discovered in the three trucks that arrived at the factory on Tuesday were live, Ghaziabad SP Umesh Shrivastava said.

"The shells have been handed over to the army, which has taken them to a secluded spot on the banks of Yamuna river near Loni to be destroyed," Shrivastava said. The shells will be destroyed along with nearly 100 other shells recovered over the past few weeks in the district.

The recovery of the shells follows an explosion at the factory on Tuesday and recovery of six more live munitions by the army and the police.

On September 30, ten people were killed when rocket shells exploded in the metal scrapyard in the factory leading to the recovery of 300 abandoned explosives.


More reports from Delhi
Read about: Assembly Election 2003 | Attack on Parliament

© Copyright 2006 PTI. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PTI content, including by framing or similar means, is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent.
Share your comments

Advertisement






Copyright 2006 Rediff.com India Limited. All Rights Reserved.