Srinagar police seize five kilograms of explosives

May 6th, 2009 - 7:10 pm ICT by ANI  

Srinagar, May 6 (ANI): Police seized five kilograms of explosives in Srinagar on Wednesday, a day before citizens of the area cast their votes during the fourth phase of general elections.

Police sources said the explosives were retrieved from a gas cylinder lodged inside a stationary van on one of the city’s streets.

The recovery of the explosives came even as the city observed a shutdown in protest against the holding of polls.

Security forces patrolled streets to prevent untoward incidents ahead of the polls. (ANI)

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