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Explosives recovered from Thane scrapyard, three detained

07 Aug 2017 | By Gogona Saikia
Maharashtra: Huge cache of explosives seized

Police in Maharashtra recovered a huge cache of explosives in a scrapyard in Thane district's Mumbra-Kausa area.

The seized cache includes nine detonator sticks and 15kg ammonium nitrate.

"Prima facie it does not seem to be a case of terror," said DCP Abhishek Trimukhe.

The scrapyard's owner, his son and a builder have been detained. "We are investigating through all angles," Trimukhe added.

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