Assam Rifles foils terror attack, seizes explosives

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Imphal: Somsai battalion of Assam Rifles under the aegis of IGAR (South) foiled a terrorist strike by apprehending an individual, carrying 2 Kgs of explosive which is used for making IEDs, near Ukhrul on Thursday.

Based on specific inputs, troops of Assam Rifles launched an operation leading to the apprehension . The apprehended individual was carrying 2 Kg explosive, one remote control and batteries for making Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) which he was planning to plant in Ukhrul to target the civilians, the Assam Rifles said on Friday.

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The apprehended individual along with recovered explosives was handed over to Lamlai Police station for further investigation, it added.

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