Army Recovers Arms And Explosives In Manipur - Eastern Mirror
Monday, June 10, 2024

Army recovers arms and explosives in Manipur

By EMN Updated: Jun 07, 2024 10:10 pm
Arms and ammunitions seized by the Indian Army. (Ministry of Defence)

DIMAPUR — Acting on specific information, the Indian Army seized a cache of arms, ammunition and explosive devices in a joint operation carried out with Manipur police in Bishnupur and Imphal East districts of Manipur.

An update from PRO and Spokesperson, Ministry of Defence, informed that the combined team recovered one Carbine Machine Gun, one .303 Rifle, one Pompi (country-made mortar), five Grenades, one Rifle Grenade, two Mortar Bombs, an Improvised Explosive Device (IED), ammunition and other war-like stores during the operation.

“Simultaneously, in another joint operation conducted in the fringe areas of the Imphal East district, utilising the expertise of an explosive detection dog of Army, the team uncovered a hidden arms cache in the area. The operation led to the recovery of one 9mm Carbine Machine Gun, one 2-inch Mortar, one Improvised Heavy Calibre 60mm Mortar, one Pompi Gun, ammunition and other war-like stores,” it added.

By EMN Updated: Jun 07, 2024 10:10:00 pm
Website Design and Website Development by TIS