Bihar Police recover bombs from Naxalite hideout

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Gaya, Mar 29: The Bihar police recovered a huge cache of explosives, ammunition, Naxalite literature and other materials from an underground bunker at Takpahari village here early today.

Gaya Superintendent of Police Amit Kumar told UNI that acting on a tip off, a special team under his leadership, surrounded the village and recovered about 15 kg of high quality explosives, 12 detonators, four wireless sets,two chargers, several metres of live wire and a few rounds of cartridges besides Naxalite literature and some life saving drugs from two trunks, from an underground bunker near a bush.

Though none was arrested, the police seized the materials and interrogated several villagers.

Police suspect that the explosives were kept for a major operation in the district within the next few days, the SP added.


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