Ar recovers big cache of arms, ammo, warlike stores
By Hueiyen News Service
Imphal, June 04: Discovering the presence of terrorists in general area Lower Chiang of Ukhrul district, troops of 23 Assam Rifles of 10 sector under HQ IG AR(South) launched operation in the area today, the PRO, HQ IG AR (South) informed in a press release.
He further informed that while carrying out search, a big cache of arms and ammunition was recovered.
Among the war like stores were one AK-47 rifle, one SLR , one G-3 rifle, one lathode launcher, one .32 pistol, one air gun pistol, two IED mechanisms, one IED electric mechanism, 140 live rounds of AK-47, 60 live rounds of 5.56 (Thailand Army), 37 detonators, 40 CTN, three 9 mm ball, one lathode shell, one mortar shell, five extortion letters of UNLF and some administrative stores.
In another incident, troops of 22 Grenadiers of 26 Sector under IG AR (South) launched operation in general area Old Khumkot of Chandel district and recovered a cylindrical pre-activated IED around 8.30 am today. The IED was approximately 200 grams of weight, 3 inch in length and 2.5 inch diameter. The IED was destroyed in situ, the PRO informed.