Kohima, September 16 (MExN): A joint team of Army, Assam Rifles, CAPF and Manipur Police launched an operation in general area of village Khodang, in District Churachandpur, on “a specific intelligence and successfully recovered a huge cache of weapons, ammunition and war like stores.”
Giving an update on the incident, PRO (Defence), Kohima & Imphal stated that a total of 15 weapons including 14 Improvised Mortars, 01 Single Barrel weapon and other war like stores were recovered.
In a similar operation in Thoubal, a joint team of Assam Rifles and Thoubal police launched a search operation in general area Kwarok Maring on September 15, it stated. “During the extensive search of the suspected location, the teams recovered one 9mm Carbine and other war like stores,” the PRO added.
The recovered items have been handed over to Police.