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Powerful explosive PETN found in UP Assembly; CM Adityanath calls high-level meeting on security today

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath has called a high-level meeting in this regard on Friday.


By   |  Updated On : July 15, 2017 12:28 PM
Powerful explosive PETN found in UP Assembly; Adityanath calls high-level meeting on security today

Powerful explosive PETN found in UP Assembly; Adityanath calls high-level meeting on security today

New Delhi :  

In a major security lapse in Uttar Pradesh assembly, an explosive was found by the security personnel with the help of dog squad on July 12 on the premises which could have created a big mishap.

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath has called a high-level meeting in this regard on Friday. UP Assembly Speaker, Chief Secretary, Principal Secretary (Home ) and senior officials of the police department will attend the meeting. 

As per information, PETN is a powerful explosive which was found in the Assembly. Later, it was sent to a forensic lab which has corroborated its nature. PETN was kept under a seat of an MLA.

PETN has no smell so it is difficult to detect the explosive.Even, a metal detector cannot sense the explosive. 

State cabinet minister Siddharth Nath Singh said no need to worry about the matter. 

First Published: Friday, July 14, 2017 09:50 AM
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