About 17,100 detonators was stolen from a private godown at Karur recently. TN police issues a statewide alert and search operation for them and have already detained 96 persons in connection of this. The godown, which has two chambers, had over 60,000 detonators.The thieves reportedly broke open the lock of one of the chambers and decamped with 17,100 detonators. Police said of the 17,100 detonators stolen, 700 were ordinary detonators and the rest electric ones.
Hopefully, all of them will be accounted for very soon.