Truck carrying 21 tonnes of explosive seized in MP

Sidhi (Madhya Pradesh), April 19 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh police has seized a truck carrying 21 tonnes of explosive Ammonium Nitrate in this district, police said on Tuesday.

“A truck that hit another vehicle on Monday evening aroused our suspicion. We searched it and found 21 tonnes of Ammonium Nitrate. The driver could not explain why such a large quantity of explosive was being transported,” police officer Rajendra Tripathi told IANS.

The explosive was being moved from Mumbai to Singrauli district in Madhya Pradesh, he said.

The driver has been taken into custody, Tripathi said.

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