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Tamil Nadu police seize 650 kgs of explosive powder from abandoned car

Posted on Nov 11, 03:27PM | UNI

Tamil Nadu police have seized 650 kgs of explosive powder ammonium nitrate from an abandoned car at Nanguneri on the Tirunelveli-Nagercoil fourlane in this southern district of Tamil Nadu.

Police sources said today on information from the passerby, a car met with an accident on a flyover and the occupants were seen fleeing the vehicle, a police team rushed to the spot and seised around 13 gunny bags, each weighing 50 kgs of ammonium nitrate explosive powder. The cops also seized two fake number plates from the car late last night.

A probe is on to find the identity of the occupants of the car, who were smuggling the explosive powder, police said.