Imphal: Based on a credible intelligence’, October 8, Assam Rifles troops launched an operation to apprehend insurgents infiltrating across the Indo-Myanmar Border.
While approaching the border area, the troops detected suspicious movement of two individuals. Upon being challenged, the two suspected insurgents fled the area towards Myanmar.
On carrying out thorough search of the area, a bag containing two country made pistols along with seven rounds of ammunition and Myanmarese currency were recovered, Assam Rifles said.
The recovered weapons and other items were handed over to Police station, Moreh for further action, it added.