Explosives, weapons seized in Chhattisgarh

Raipur: A cache of explosives and weapons were seized from Chhattisgarh’s insurgency hit Kanker district, police said today.

Senior police officials from the district said the weapons and explosives were seized from forest area under the Tadoki police station limits yesterday.

Teams of Seema Suraksha Bal and local police were sent to patrolling in the area last night. They received information about explosives and weapons being hidden allegedly by Maoists in the area, they said.

Following this, a .32 mm pistol, one round, 11 pistols, 20 detonators, 15 SLR rounds, 25 Insas rifle rounds, 6 gelatin tube, 2.6 kg gelatin liquid, 18 kg iron pieces, 2 packets of ‘sutali’ bomb, 1 SLR, insas magazine were seized, police said.

Moreover, 52 pencil cells and an Improvised Explosive Device remote was also seized.