7 Aug 2020

690 Metric Tons Of Ammonium Nitrate Found In 37 Containers In Manali

Reports are coming from Tamil Nadu that about 690 metric tons of Ammonium Nitrate seized by Chennai custom in 2015 is kept in 37 containers in Manali. 

According to the reports coming through police that Deputy Chief Controller of Explosives has done preliminary inspection to assess safety. Customs is taking immediate measures for disposal. 

After a destructive incident in Beirut customs have issued new guidelines for the disposal of Ammonium Nitrate and other hazardous material. Incident of Beirut has taken lives of many and it is due to the explosion of Ammonium Nitrate. We had to be cautious as in Chennai there is a seizure of Ammonium Nitrate which is the same substance for explosion in Beirut. 

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