Gaya (Bihar): The security forces on Wednesday arrested two Naxalites and seized three country-made pistols and seven kg ammonium nitrate explosive at Rapta Rati village under Dumaria police station in Bihar's Naxal-hit Gaya district.

Deputy Superintendent of Police Mahendra Basantri said acting on a tip-off, a joint team of CRPF's CoBRA battalion and district police raided the village and arrested the two and seized the arms and explosives from their possession.

The Naxalites, whose identity was being ascertained, were allegedly involved in several Naxal related cases in the district, he said.