|The illegal items include more than 3,000 detonators and 150 metres of slow-burning fuses.— Photo doisongphapluat.com
THANH HOA (VNS) – Local police today seized nearly 3,000 detonators being transported illegally in a taxi that was going from Nghe An Province to central Thanh Hoa Province.
The vehicle was stopped by the local police for having violated a traffic law. As the police were checking his papers, the male passenger riding in the taxi managed to flee.
The police then searched the car and discovered the illegal items, including more than 3,000 detonators and 150 metres of slow-burning fuses.
Le Hong Lam, the driver, said the confiscated material belonged to the passenger, who had hired the cab at Dien Chau District in Nghe An Province and wanted to go to Tinh Gia District in Thanh Hoa Province.
All the items were sealed for further investigation.—VNS