Plastic explosives were seized from three youths who were targeting a power
station in Assam's Dhemaji district on Republic Day today.
The three youths, sped away on their motorcycles, when signalled to stop during
a routine check near the Panbari border outpost under Gerukamukh police station,
police sources said.
They were caught and arrested following a chase after three packets of plastic
explosives, five packets of fuse wire, six fuses and daggers were found in their
possession, the sources said.
The youths identified as Pranendra Wari, Nakesh Narzari and Hemkanta Narzari
were targeting the National Hydroelectric Power Corporation at the Gerukamukh
dam site, they said.
It was not known to which insurgent outfit they belonged.
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