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Assam Rifles retrieves cache of explosives from Mizoram amidst Manipur crisis

by Rinku Khumukcham
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Assam Rifles retrieves cache of explosives from Mizoram amidst Manipur crisis

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Imphal, Feb 20:

Amidst the ongoing crisis in Manipur, the Assam Rifles has successfully recovered a substantial cache of explosives and warlike stores from two separate locations in Mizoram, according to officials on Monday.
Sources within the Assam Rifles reported that the paramilitary troopers made the recovery of large quantities of explosives and warlike stores from Tuisih village in the Siaha district. Among the recovered items were 110 gelatin sticks, 100 ordinary detonators, small arms rounds of .22 Rimfire, 50 long rifle balls, and 12-gauge shotgun cartridges, among others. These explosives were concealed in bushes, stored within plastic bags.
In another operation, conducted jointly by the Assam Rifles and Mizoram Police, 165 boxes of detonators and 993 cm of safety fuze were seized from a vehicle on the Chaltlang Sairang road on Sunday night. The combined efforts also led to the apprehension of one individual in connection with the recovery of the explosives.
All confiscated items, along with the detainee, have been transferred to the custody of local law enforcement authorities for further legal proceedings.
These recoveries come at a critical juncture as tensions continue to simmer in Manipur, underscoring the imperative for heightened vigilance and collaborative efforts to ensure peace and security in the region.

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