Staff Reporter

ERODE: The Modakurichi police on Thursday registered cases against nine persons for handling explosives carelessly.

According to the police, villagers of Lingagoundenvalasu near Modakurichi made a complaint on Wednesday night that a person was digging a well using gelatine, detonators and other explosives.

The police rushed to the spot and registered cases against the contractor and eight others.

The police said before using the explosives to blast rocks, some formalities should be followed.

But the persons had failed to follow the procedures.

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