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Manipur: Large cache of weapons recovered in security operations in Jiribam and Kakching districts

Manipur: Large cache of weapons recovered in security operations in Jiribam and Kakching districts

In a series of intensive search operations and area domination exercises, security forces in Manipur successfully recovered a substantial cache of weapons and ammunition from vulnerable hill and valley districts.

The operations, conducted in the fringe areas of Thamnapat Hills and Pangantabi Chingkha in Kakching District, led to the discovery of various military-grade items. The recovered items include two 81mm mortars with one cover, one H.E 51mm mortar with cover, two 51mm smoke shells, three H.E-36 grenades, one Baofeng handset, two helmets, four BP vests, three camouflage pants, two camouflage shirts, one camouflage T-shirt, one smoke grenade, and four live rounds.

Further operations in Mongbung Village, Jiribam District, yielded additional significant findings. The security forces recovered one country-made single barrel gun, one 12-bore single barrel gun, 188 assorted live ammunitions, two magazines, one wooden butt, one locally made explosive bomb, seven IED fuses, two walkie-talkie Baofeng handsets, five walkie-talkie handset chargers, eight mobile handsets, five mobile handset chargers, three mobile handset batteries, three BP jackets, one improvised BP plate, one camouflage Pithu bag, one cartridge belt, one pair of jungle shoes, one pair of slippers, and one sling bag.