|Thursday, 23 October 2003|
Indian police find huge cache of explosives near Bombay
BOMBAY, Wednesday (AFP) Police Wednesday recovered a massive cache of explosives hidden in a vehicle near Bombay and arrested three people, a police spokesman said.
The vehicle loaded with 750 kilograms (1,650 pounds) of ammonium nitrate and 700 wired detonators was found in the Vasai suburb of western Indian Thane district, around 20 kilometers (12 miles) north of Bombay.
"The vehicle was loaded with explosives and three persons have been arrested," a police spokesman told AFP, adding that investigations were continuing.
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