AR, Police foil terrorist strike

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Imphal: Joupi and Phundrei battalions of Assam Rifles (AR) under the aegis of IGAR (South) in a joint operation with Manipur Police foiled a major terrorist attack by recovering an Improvised explosive device (IED) near Kuljang village in Chandel district on Monday.

Based on specific inputs, troops of Assam Rifles along with Manipur Police launched an operation which led to timely identification and disarming of the IED by the bomb disposal squad. The IED was meant to target the movement of local populace as well as the security forces along the Sugnu – Joupi road.

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After sanitisation of the area, the recovered IED was destroyed on the spot itself for ensuring security in the area and prevention of any loss to life or property.

Launched an operation which led to timely identification and disarming of the IED by the bomb disposal squad. The IED was meant to target the movement of local populace as well as the Security Forces along the Sugnu – Joupi road, the AR said.

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After sanitisation of the area, the recovered IED was destroyed on the spot itself for ensuring security in the area and prevention of any loss to life or property, it added.

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