In a recent development, a joint operation conducted by police and security forces busted a hideout of insurgents near N Boljang village in Kangpokpi district of Manipur and seized a cache of arms and ammunition on Sunday.
During the joint operation, the troops recovered an M16 Rifle, one 9 mm Pistol, one revolver (country-made), and 60 live ammunition, said the Public Relations Officer (Defence), Imphal.
The PRO Defence Imphal stated "Based on specific inputs, the security forces launched a joint operation and busted the hideout in the area. During the search of the area, the troops recovered one 5.56 mm M16 Rifle, one 9 mm Pistol, one revolver (country-made) and 60 live rounds of ammunition,"
In addition to that, it also reported that the seized objects have been handed over to New Keithelmanbi Police Station for further investigations.
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