Police found 1.5 tons of saltpeter in Chechnya

During a police sweep in a Chechen town of Argun, 1.5 tons of saltpeter were found.

According to a report from RF Interior Ministry Department of Regional Public Relations Information, police found thirty 50-kg bags of saltpeter in a grain elevator warehouse.

Saltpeter, which might have been used for self-made explosive devices, was destroyed on site.