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Manipur: Bunker destroyed, arms seized during search operations

security forces recovered two country made Rifles, five HE-36 Hand Grenade, four Detonator, one stun grenade and two Tear gas shells from Tera Karong village, lmphal East district.

ByIFP Bureau

Updated 25 Jun 2024, 2:57 am

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Search operations and area domination continued on Monday in the fringe and vulnerable areas of hill and valley districts, during which security forces seized several arms and ammunition and also dismantled a bunker at Kadangband in Imphal West district.

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As per a statement from the Manipur Police Control Room, security forces recovered two country made Rifles, five HE-36 Hand Grenade, four Detonator, one stun grenade and two Tear gas shells from Tera Karong Village, lmphal East district. Police also seized one Heckler & Koch Assault Rifle, one SLR, one Carbine, three .32 Pistol, one 9mm Pistol and three 12-inch Single Barrel Guns from Kadangband, Imphal West District, it stated.

The statement mentioned that the situation in the state was under control. It also stated that movement of 64 and 225 vehicles along NH-37 and NH-02 respectively with essential items have been ensured and strict security measures are taken up in all vulnerable locations and security convoy is provided in sensitive stretches in order to ensure free and safe movement of the vehicles.

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It added that a total of 123 Nakas/Checkpoints were installed in different districts of Manipur, both in the hill and the valley and Police detained 95 persons in connection with violations in different districts of the state.

It further appealed to the general public not to believe in rumours and be aware of false videos. It also advised them to confirm any circulation of unfounded videos by dialling rumour-free number - 9233522822 of the Central Control room and to return looted arms, ammunition and explosives to the police or nearest security forces immediately.

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IFP Bureau

IFP Bureau

IMPHAL, Manipur

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