Manipur

Guwahati, May 12, 2019:

In a major breakthrough against subversive elements operating in Manipur, Security Forces apprehended seven insurgents and recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunition in Kamjong district of Manipur on Thursday.

On specific intelligence input regarding movement of insurgents with weapons, an operation was launched in Kamjong District towards Indo-Myanmar border. The Security Forces successfully apprehended five cadres of PREPAK, one cadre of KYKL and one cadre of UNLF along with a large seizure of weapon and ammunition.

The seized arsenal included a 7.62 mm AK 56 Rifle, a 7.62 mm Assault Rifle Type 81, one 9 mm Pistol, 79 rounds of 7.62 mm AK, six 9 mm rounds, three Chinese Hand Grenades, two rounds of Lathod High Explosive, three Detonators and one magazine of AK and 9mm pistol.

The apprehended insurgents and recovered items were handed over to Imphal Police Station, Imphal West district for further inquiry.

 

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