Explosive materials recovered in Manipur

Newmai News Network

Imphal | June 9


The Assam Rifles claimed today that troops of Keithelmanbi Battalion Assam Rifles of 9 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of IGAR (South) recovered explosive materials and other “warlike stores” near Waiton, Imphal East district on Friday.


According to the Assam Rifles, several intelligence inputs were received regarding the movement of warlike stores along National Highway-202 and use of the same for targeting the security personnel and disturbing the peaceful atmosphere of the State.


The Assam Rifles then said that a joint operation was launched with Imphal East police commandos which resulted in recovery of Claymore shaped IED, 10 PEK strips, one switch, one battery and one circuit. “This recovery has not only averted a major incident but also showcased resolution of Assam Rifles and Police to ensure peace, normalcy and safe environment in the state,” the Assam Rifles said.