Malda: Amid the Durga puja fervor in Bengal, a large numbers of explosives recovered from Khosal Pukur village of Vaishnavnagar area of Malda on Saturday afternoon. The incident has sparked panic in the area.
The explosives were recovered from a mango garden in the area on Saturday afternoon. CID’s bomb disposal squad has defused the bomb.
According to sources, the Vaishnavnagar police conducted an operation in Khosal Pukur village which is under Bakhrabad village Panchayat. Five buckets and seven barrels of explosives were recovered from a bushy area of Ambagan.
Among all these explosives there were 165 hand-made fresh bombs. But the bombs were defused on Sunday morning. However, the Vaishnavnagar police has started investigation regarding the incident, how and from where have these explosives came here police is trying to find out.