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CRPF seizes 4,600 kg Ammonium Nitrate in Bihar

February 14, 2014 01:10 IST

Security forces on Thursday seized a whopping 4,600 kgs of Ammonium Nitrate, used for making improvised explosive devices and bombs, from Bihar's Rohtas district.      

According to sources, the recovery of the chemical was affected by a special team of paramilitary Central Reserve Police Force alongwith state police from the Gopi Bigha area of the district.

Also, a senior official in New Delhi said, copper wires, gun powder and a car was recovered in a raid which was conducted on a godown which was suspected to be pilfering the chemicals to Naxals and ultras.

The chemical was packed in 50kg bags, they said.

In an another incident in neighbouring Jharkhand, the CRPF nabbed two Naxals from the Belatanar-Khukra area in Giridih district of the state.

The suspected Naxals have been identified by officials as Arjun Manjhi, 22, and Ravilal Soren, 20.

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