50 bombs seized in West Bengal's Howrah, nine arrested

A bomb disposal squad has defused the explosives, said the officer of Amta police station.

Published: 08th October 2019 07:14 PM  |   Last Updated: 08th October 2019 07:14 PM   |  A+A-

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HOWRAH: The police have seized fifty live bombs from Amta area in West Bengal's Howrah district and arrested nine persons in this connection, a senior officer said on Tuesday.

Acting on a tip-off, the police have raided two villages - Chandrapur and Serpur - and recovered the bombs on Monday, he said.

A bomb disposal squad has defused the explosives, said the officer of Amta police station.

An investigation has been initiated in this regard, he added.

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