Dynamite stash discovered in city center

  • 2014-02-13
  • From wire reports, RIGA

Five kilograms of dynamite have been discovered in an attic in Riga sparking safety fears.

Police were called to an apartment block on Gertrudes Steet on Jan. 12 at around 4 p.m to discover the stash. 

State Police evacuated the building whilst traffic was halted at the scene. Gertrudes has since been re-opened. Police are determining who owned the dynamite and its possible origin.