ATF: Military explosives unearthed in Northern Arizona

- Authorities say military explosives were buried for two decades before being found by construction workers in Northern Arizona.

The ATF says the military explosives were found by a construction crew in a rural area of Pine, Arizona on October 25, 2017.

The military explosives found at the scene include:

  • 80 M112 blocks of military C4 explosive
  • Nine M18A1 Claymore antipersonnel mines with firing devices
  • One roll of military detonating cord

Investigators believe the explosives were buried in the ground for approximately 20 years before being found by the construction crew.

A $10,000 reward is being offered for information leading to an arrest and conviction of those responsible for the theft of the explosives.

If you have any information, please call 1-888-ATF-TIPS.

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