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Explosives found near Gadchiroli police headquarters

Gadchiroli police have found explosives from a well hardly few meters behind the Gadchiroli police Headquarters.

The owner of the farm behind Gadchiroli police headquarters found some bullets in a well in his farm. He informed the police immediately. Police teams reached the spot and drained out the well.

“ AKM, INSAS, 513 cartridges of 9 mm pistol, 7.62 SLR(Self Loading Rifle), a .303 Rifle, two 40 mm Under Barrel Grenade Launcher(UBGL) with two grenades,48 cells, 78 used cartridges, one SLR magazine, one walkie-talkie, one 51 mm mortar bomb case with a detonator box were recovered from the well” the Gadchiroli police said in a press note.

Even the police are clueless about the origin of the arms and the help of forensic experts will taken to ascertain the origin of the arms, said some police sources.

Police have refused to jump to conclusions but also refused to rule out Naxal hand behind the hidden cache of arms.

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