Imphal: A combined team of Manipur Police and Assam Rifles recovered arms ammunitions and explosives at Kangpokpi and Noney districts on Saturday.

A search operation was conducted by a joint team of Kangpokpi district police and 16 Assam Rifles in the general area of Wakan ridges under the jurisdiction of Saikul Police Station, Kangpokpi district.

During the operation arms, ammunitions and explosives were recovered which included one AK-56 rifle with magazine, one 9mm carbine with magazine, two 9mm pistols (country-made) with magazines, one 4mm pistol (Made in India), two Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs), one tear smoke shell (chilli), two 12 bore illumination rounds, one 2-inch mortar illumination bomb Mk-2/1 with bomb case, one 2-inch mortar smoke bomb Mk-2 with bomb case, one CMG bayonet and fourteen tube launchers 1A.

In another search operation conducted by Noney district police and 6 Assam Rifles from Khongsang and Awangkhul post in the general area of Tamlok under the jurisdiction of Noney Police station, two carbine machine guns with two magazines, two 9mm pistols with magazines, three .32mm pistols with magazines, one revolver, one Chinese hand grenade, one vintage grenade-based IED with IED-making materials, one detonator, six 9mm rounds, six .32 rounds and one communication radio set were recovered.

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