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Major arms haul near Indo-Myanmar border in Nagaland

By EMN Updated: Apr 29, 2024 9:40 pm
Indo-Myanmar border

DIMAPUR — The Assam Rifles has made a substantial seizure of arms and ammunition near the Indo-Myanmar border in Mon district of Nagaland.

Acting on intelligence inputs, Assam Rifles personnel conducted an operation during the early hours of April 29, leading to the discovery of the arms cache and the apprehension of one individual, a press release from the PRO Defence stated.

The recovered items included 11 mortar tubes (81mm), 4 tubes (106mm), 10 pistols, and 198 hand-held radio sets, one satellite phone, a Kenbo bike, a Bolero vehicle, and other equipment classified as “war-like stores.”

Indo-Myanmar border

“Recovery of these heavy calibre, military grade weapons close to the border area is a major success for the border sealing operation underway by Assam Rifles. The recovery is also a major blow to the nefarious designs of inimical elements trying to disturb the peace in the region,” the press release stated.

Further, the apprehended individual and the recovered items have been handed over to the Nagaland Police, it said.

By EMN Updated: Apr 29, 2024 9:40:41 pm
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