Chechen resident surrenders 150 kg of TNT to police

Other News Materials 27 April 2008 15:02 (UTC +04:00)

A man in the Russian North Caucasus republic of Chechnya has surrendered over 150 kilograms of TNT to police, a local police source told RIA Novosti on Sunday.

The man explained to the police that he had found the explosives in two metal casks at a garbage site near the village of Petropavlovskaya in the Grozny district in central Chechnya.

A probe is underway to establish the origin of the explosives.