explosives recovered

Guwahati, Jan 02: Troops of Assam Rifles along with Mizoram police had recovered a huge cache of explosives and war-like stores in Mizoram’s Siaha district near the Indo-Myanmar border.

Based on specific input, Assam Rifles and Mizoram police had jointly launched an operation at Mawhre village in Siaha district near the Indo-Myanmar border and recovered a large number of explosives and war-like stores.

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The security personnel had recovered 81 kg of liquid explosives, 94 kg of Belox granular explosives, 395 kg of Gelatin rods, 356 rounds of 12-gauge, 70 mm cartridges, one Improvised Explosive Device (IED) mechanism, lead-acid batteries, two detonators, and other stores including foreign origin communication equipment from the area.

Later, the recovered materials and other items were handed over to the police for further legal proceedings.