May 02, 2013 at 05:54pm IST

Karnataka: Over 1,900 detonators recovered in bus

Bangalore: More than 1900 detonators were recovered on Thursday by the CISF from Kolar district of poll-bound Karnataka after a bus was intercepted along the state's border.

The seizure was made when a bus coming from Pummur in Andhra Pradesh was intercepted at Baipelly checkpost and two unattended bags were found inside the vehicle.

The CISF troops, deployed as part of poll duties in the state, immediately took the bus to Nilanjee police station where it was seized and 1,983 detonators were recovered, a senior official said.

Karnataka: Over 1,900 detonators recovered in bus

The seizure was made when a bus coming from Pummur in Andhra Pradesh was intercepted at Baipelly checkpost and two unattended bags were found inside the vehicle.

The state goes to assembly polls on May 5.

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