Manipur: Police retrieve cache of arms and ammunition

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Imphal: In the ongoing search operation in the fringe and vulnerable areas of the violent-hit districts of Manipur, the police on Thursday recovered a cache of arms and explosives from the foothill on the south of Sadu Nepali Basti of Churachandpur district adjoining Bishnupur district. A cache of arms and explosives was intercepted by a team of Bishnupur district police commandos in a joint operation with the troops of 5 Sikh Regiment and SSB, a police source said.

Also read | Delhi Meitei Coordinating Committee writes to Chief EC seeking deferment from elections The recovered cache included one carbine, one MK-2 Stand with one magazine, one Anti Riot Gun, one local made .303 Rifle, one country made 9mm with one empty magazine, six tear gas smoke shell, three grenade tube launchers, 13 hand grenades, one Chinese hand grenade, 11 rounds of 5.56 mm ammunitions, three 7.62 mm cartridges, five grenade launching ring and one bullet proof jacket. The cache was intercepted in the joint operation conducted based

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