Red Hot Chili Poppers
Jun 27, 2009 at 0:20
Mike Innes in Culture & Technology, security


GUWAHATI, India–Security forces are planning to mix one of the world's hottest chili powders in hand grenades to control riots and during insurgency operations in the remote northeast, a defence official said yesterday.

India's defence scientists say they will replace explosives in small hand grenades with a certain variety of red chili to immobilize a person without killing him.

H/t Tom Ricks.


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