Explosives and ammonium nitrate found in Ergani town

Turkish security forces found 11.5 kg of C-3 plastic explosives and 45.5 kg of ammonium nitrate buried in soil.

Explosives and ammonium nitrate found in Ergani town

Turkish security forces found 11.5 kg of C-3 plastic explosives and 45.5 kg of ammonium nitrate buried in soil in southeastern province of Diyarbakir's Ergani town.

According to a statement posted on the web-page of the Turkish General Staff, the explosives were unearthed on Friday night.

Security forces arrested one terrorist in Istanbul at around 10 p.m. on Thursday, said the General Staff.

Ammonium nitrate is used as an oxidizing agent in explosives, including improvised explosive devices.

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Güncelleme Tarihi: 31 Mayıs 2008, 13:11
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