Giridih (Jharkhand), Jun 23 (PTI) Six Naxals were arrested along with explosives during a joint police raid in Giridih district, a police officer said today.

The joint operation conducted by Giridih and Dhanbad police took place under the jurisdiction of Khukhra police station last night, the officer said, adding, four Naxals travelling in a four-wheeler were arrested initially.

A pistol, 25 detonators and other explosives were seized from their possession, the Superintendent of Police (SP) of Giridih, Surendra Kumar Jha, said.

Two other Naxals were held after interrogating the arrested four, he said.

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