Guwahati, Feb 4 (PTI) A large quantity of explosives, including gelatin sticks, detonators and fuse wire, was recovered from Guwahati Railway Station and Avadh-Assam Express in Morigaon district of Assam on Monday, the GRP said. Also Read - Coronavirus: Assam Reports First COVID-19 Case, 4-year-old Tests Positive in Jorhat
A bag, containing 440 gelatin sticks, 700 detonators and three bundles of fuse wire was found abandoned on a platform at Guwahati Railway Station at 5.40 AM. Also Read - Assam Lecturer Arrested For 'Derogatory' FB Post Against PM, Sent To 4-day Judicial Custody
The Government Railway Police (GRP) personnel spotted the bag during routine checking. Also Read - Filmfare 2020 Guide: All You Need to Know About The 65th Filmfare Awards Happening in Assam Tonight
Another bag of explosives with 160 gelatin sticks and 500 detonators was recovered from a coach of the Up Avadh-Assam Express at Jagiroad Railway Station at 7.05 AM, the GRP said.
Jagiroad is a town situated around 60 km from Guwahati.
The items were seized and a case is being registered.
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