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More explosives seized near railway overbridge

Press Trust of India  |  Malappuram (Ker) 

Bullets and some otherexplosive materials, stored in gunny under water, were today recovered near the Kuttipuram railway overbridge in the district, days after five anti-personnel mines were seized near the spot, the police said.

More than 400 bullets of 7.62 mm calibre, six 'pulse' generators, two 'tube launchers' and some empty cases were found in the bags, district Pratheesh Kumar said.

The explosives were recovered during a search conducted by police as part of investigations into the seizure of the explosives last week, he said.

Asked about the involvement of any particular group in theincident, he said details could be known only after the completion of the probe which is underway now.

Five anti-personnel mines, two and six gunny were found scattered under the bridge on the of the Bharathapuzha river on January 5.

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First Published: Thu, January 11 2018. 20:25 IST