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Metal scrap thieves may be behind live bombs on goods train: State police

Chhattisgarh police suspect the involvement of metal scrap thieves in unloading 14 live artillery shells from a goods train that were later re-loaded in another goods train that was transporting iron-ore to Monnet Steel and Energy Limited (MSEL). Terror from the tracks unleashed in the Chhattisgarh capital yesterday when police recovered 12 live artillery shells used by the Indian Army while unloading an iron-ore-laden goods train at the facility of steel major in Mandir Hasud—about 20 km from here. The shells were kept in six boxes having the marking of Indian Army. Within hours of ...