Dhanbad, Jharkhand, Jan 18: Ahead of the Republic Day celebrations, the Dhanbad police on Tuesday seized nearly 2,000 detonators and 150 kg of Ammonium Nitrate from a house in Junglepur area here. The consignment was reportedly sent by Maoists to carry out a major operation, police said.
The house owner Aftab Alam fled after police raided the house in Govindpur police station area.
250 metres of inflammable wire was also seized. Police had prior information that a large consignment of explosives was to reach Junglepur.