Huge cache of arms, ammunition recovered from Indo-Myanmar border

Guwahati, April 25 (IANS) Security forces have seized a huge cache of weapons, ammunition and other combat stores along the border between India and Myanmar, officials said on Sunday.

Defense spokesman Lt. Col. Hongzai said that based on specific intelligence data on the movement of rebels in the Manipur areas of Paikoh and Kamjong, along the borders between India and Myanmar, an operation has been launched that seized weapons and other combat vehicles. shops late on Saturday.

The recovered weapons and ammunition include two Lathode launchers with three cartridges, a Chinese carbine, two rifles, four 9mm pistols, five grenade launchers and two radios.

The seized items were handed over to Shasad police, the spokesman said.

Hongsai said that in a separate operation in Nagaland, security forces in a joint operation with police on Friday captured footage from Niki Sumi’s faction of the National Socialist Council of Nagaland from a colony at Atibung Hospital in Peren district.

A “point 32” pistol with a magazine, two cartridges with ammunition from point 32 and a mobile phone were recovered by the militant, who together with the recovered items was handed over to the Atibung police station for further investigation.


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