Concealed arms and ammunition recovered

Imphal: ​Troops of Indian Army under the aegis of Assam Rifles along with Manipur Police recovered a cache of arms and ammunition near Langthabal in Imphal West District of Manipur on Tuesday.

The Assam Rifles in a press statement released on Wednesday said the joint team launched a search operation in the area based on specific input regarding concealed weapons and ammunition.

During the detailed search the team recovered two packages containing one country made AK Rifle, one Point 32 mm automatic pistol with magazine, one 9mm Carbine with two magazines, one Chinese hand grenade, 20 live rounds of assorted ammunition and two hand-held radio sets, it added.

​The recovered arms, ammunition and war like stores have been handed over to Singjamei Police station for further investigations, it said.

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