Assam Rifles recovers huge quantity of explosives

Assam Rifles recovers huge quantity of explosives

Assam Riffles Assam Riffles

Guwahati, February 15, 2019:

In a major breakthrough, Thoubal Battalion of 9 Sector Assam Rifles along with Somsai Battalion of 10 Sector Assam Rifles, in a joint operation apprehended an individual who was in possession of a large number of Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) and explosive materials from general area of Ukhrul Bazar on Thursday.

The teams of Assam Rifles along with Police launched specific search operation in the Ukhrul Bazar area where they spotted the suspect suspiciously moving with a bag. On checking the bag, the IEDs and explosive material were recovered from the accused Yaoreipam Lashkar.

A total of three IEDs including one ready to use and two unassembled IEDs, four detonators, one TNT slab and explosive powder in a large quantity were recovered from from his possession. The IEDs were likely to be used to target Security forces in Imphal.

Further interrogation is on to ascertain more details.

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Published On: Feb 16, 2019