Telangana police seize large amount of explosives from old building in Vikarabad

Vikarabad: Telangana’s Vikarabad police on Monday seized large scale explosives materials including detonator, gelatine liquid and a huge quantity of wire from the premises of an old building of the Irrigation department.

This comes after a 19-year-old boy injured himself in a detonator blast at his house on Sunday, which the police said he got from the storeroom of the Irrigation department a year ago.

According to the Vikarabad Superintendent of Police (SP), there were 3,000 detonators, 1,158 gelatin sticks and a huge amount of wire which were recovered from the building.

The police said, the explosives were kept in an “unprotected manner”. A case has been registered.

Furthermore, a letter has been sent to the irrigation department regarding the detonator and other materials seeking a response over why it was kept in that manner.