Jamui/Munger: The security forces have seized huge quantity of explosives from a Maoist hideout in a forest in Bihar’s Jamui district, a police officer said today.

Acting on a tip-off, a joint team of Jamui police and the CRPF’s CoBRA unit raided Charkhapathar area in Bhelwaghati forest last night and seized about 100 kg Ammonium Nitrate contained in three sacks, nine LPG cylinders, two Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs), two packet power gels, besides food materials, DIG (Munger Range), Sidhanshu Kumar said.

The Maoists managed to escape by taking advantage of darkness during the search carried out by the security forces, he said.

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