Huge cache of arms recovered


Imphal: Troops of Assam Rifles along with Manipur Police recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunition near Karongthel in Tengnoupal district of Manipur on Wednesday.

Based on multiple inputs regarding concealed weapons and war like stores, the joint team launched a search operation in the area to seize the weapons. During the detailed search the troops recovered two well concealed plastic bags containg the stores. The recovered stores included one SLR with magazine, one Bolt Action Rifle with magazine, three Point 32mm Pistols, 3910 rounds of assorted ammunition and one YESU eadio set, Assam Rifles said in a press release on Thursday.

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The recovered arms, ammunition and war like stores have been handed over to Tengnoupal Police station for further investigations, it added.


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