Two persons were arrested and a huge cache of explosives were recovered from their possession at Assam’s Karbi Anglong district on Wednesday, police said.

Acting on a tip-off, a joint team of the police and CRPF intercepted two men at Bokajan area in the district and recovered 1,200 detonators, 75 kg of explosives and five kg of fuse wire, which they had kept concealed inside boxes of tomatoes, they said.

The duo identified as Tazika and Thuk from Nagaland’s Phek district were arrested, police added.

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