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Manipur: Huge cache of arms, ammunition recovered by security forces in Imphal East & Kangpokpi

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HT Digital,

Imphal, Dec 5: Security forces in Manipur have recovered a large stockpile of arms and ammunition in several districts. Reports indicated successful operations in Imphal West, Kakching, Imphal East, Kangpokpi, Bishnupur and Thoubal districts.

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Arms and ammunition were found in vulnerable areas of Imphal East and Kangpokpi. In Imphal East, three SMG carbine with three empty magazines, 15 HE-36 hand grenades without detonator, six WP smoke grenades without detonator, 18 2-inch mortar HE bombs and six 75 MK-2 detonators were seized.

Meanwhile, in Kangpokpi, an AK-56 Rifle with two magazines, a single barrel rifle, a Chinese grenade, a mortar round, 100 rounds of AK-56 ammunition, and seven fired cases of single barrel rifle were recovered.

On Monday, 13 bodies were found in Tengnoupal district following a reported firing incident. Reports suggest that an extensive operation was conducted by security forces after receiving inputs about the gun battle, leading to the recovery of the bodies in Tengnoupal.

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