Arms, ammunition seized as insurgents' hideout busted in Manipur

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Published: October 26,2020 07:54 AM
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October 26, 2020: In a joint operation with police, security forces busted a hideout of insurgents near N Boljang village in Kangpokpi district of Manipur and seized a cache of arms and ammunition on

October 26, 2020: In a joint operation with police, security forces busted a hideout of insurgents near N Boljang village in Kangpokpi district of Manipur and seized a cache of arms and ammunition on Sunday.



The Public Relations Officer (Defence), Imphal said that the troops recovered an M16 Rifle, one 9 mm Pistol, one revolver (country-made), and 60 live ammunition during the joint operation.



"Based on specific inputs, the security forces launched a joint operation and busted the hideout in the area. During the search of the area, the troops recovered one 5.56 mm M16 Rifle, one 9 mm Pistol, one revolver (country-made) and 60 live rounds of ammunition," the PRO Defence Imphal said in a statement.



The seized items have been handed over to New Keithelmanbi Police Station for further investigations, it added.