IED & Explosives seized at Ukhrul

Ukhrul, Manipur, India

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News Desk:

Thoubal Battalion of 9 Sector Assam Rifles alongwith Somsai Battalion of 10 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of IGAR(South) in a joint operation apprehended an individual who was in possession of a large number of Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) and explosive materials from Ukhrul Bazar.

One Yaoreipam Lashkar, R/O of Kamjong village was apprehended with 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 the apprehended individual. The IEDs were likely to be used to target Security forces in Imphal. Further interrogation is on to ascertain more details.

The timely and swift act by the Assam Rifles has not only prevented a major incident but also thwarted the nefarious designs of the UG groups to disturb peace and tranquility in the State. The successful recovery of the IED also reinforced the collective effort of Assam Rifles and Police to ensure peace and safe environment in the State

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