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AR busts militant hideout, seizes arms and ammunition in Manipur's Bishnupur district

The AR and Manipur police team seized a large amount of arms and ammunition comprising three 9 mm pistols, two hand grenades, one radio set, six detonators, half kilogram explosive, M-79 grenade launcher rounds and one safety fuse during an operation.

ByIFP Bureau

Updated 9 Feb 2022, 4:59 pm

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The Assam Rifles of Keithelmanbi Battalion under the aegis of IGAR (South) in a joint operation with Manipur police busted a militant hideout in Leimaram Makha Leikai of Bishnupur district on Wednesday, stated a release issued by IGAR (South).

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During the operation launched following input from specific intelligence, the AR and Manipur police team seized a large amount of arms and ammunitions comprising three 9mm pistols, two hand grenades, one radio set, six detonators, half kilogram explosive, M-79 grenade launcher rounds and one safety fuse, it stated.  

It is suspected that the terrorist cache was to be used to disrupt the ongoing elections process, it further stated. The seized weapons and ammunition were handed over to Nambol police station for further investigation, it mentioned.

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Meanwhile, the Keithelmanbi Battalion of AR in a joint operation with Manipur Police apprehended two insurgents of proscribed group KYKL in Khongjom Papal, Thoubal district on Tuesday, it further stated. 

The apprehended insurgents were handed over to Khongjom police station for further investigation, it added.

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First published:9 Feb 2022, 4:59 pm

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