Manipur: Huge cache of arms & ammo hidden inside rice sacks recovered

Manipur: Huge cache of arms & ammo hidden inside rice sacks recovered

IMPHAL | Aug 16, 2019:

Security Forces on Wednesday (August 14) unearthed a huge cache of arms and ammunition hidden inside rice sacks stored in a community hall located in Thanagong area in Noney District of Manipur.

The recoveries included two  assault rifles  of  AK-47  & AK-56 series with 250 live rounds, one HK-33 Assault Rifle, one Lathode Grenade Launcher with 20 live grenades and other assorted ammunition of different calibers.

The recovery was made during a search operation launched by the Indian Army troops under the aegis of the Red Shield Division along with Police in
Thanagong area on the eve of Independence Day.

The recovered weapons & ammunition have been handed over to PS Bishnupur for further disposal.

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