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Explosive materials bound to Sri Lanka seized from India

Sep 2, 2010 11:08:07 AM - itnnews.lk

Two persons were arrested today for allegedly attempting to smuggle explosive materials to Sri Lanka by sea.

They had made a futile attempt to smuggle the material to Sri Lanka from nearby Thondi, in Tamil Nadu, India. Indian Police said they recovered 190 gelatin sticks, 102 detonators and some fuse wire from the two, who were questioned following suspicious movements. During interrogation, the duo said the explosive materials were to be smuggled to Sri Lanka by boat. The Press Trust of India reported that the two hail from Thondi.