Police have recovered over one quintal of highly inflammable explosives and five kg of gun-powder from Muchurda Valley forest in the naxal-infested Balaghat district, 80 km away from here.

The explosives, which were hidden in a pit, were recovered during a search operation in the Muchurda Valley forest, Balaghat's Superintendent of Police (SP) Sachin Atulkar said.

So far, none has been arrested in this regard.