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The East Jaintia Hills district police has seized a huge cache of explosive materials from a village of the district in Meghalaya during a raid, a top official said on Thursday.

Acting on a tip-off, a police team raided the Soh Kymphor village in the district, and seized more than 50 cartons of gelatin sticks and electric detonators, on Wednesday night, East Jaintia Hills district SP Deepak Kumar said.

A four-wheeler (Bolero) has also been seized and two persons have been arrested.

“The seized items were procured from arms smugglers. We are conducting an investigation,” he added.

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