In Kuki-dominated areas security forces huge seized cache of arms

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In Kuki-dominated areas security forces huge seized cache of arms

Imphal: Security forces recovered huge cache of arms during operations in Manipur’s Kangpokpi and Tengnoupal districts, which are home to mostly Kuki communities.
Based on intelligence input, security forces and Manipur Police launched a joint operation in Changoubung village of Kangpokpi district on Saturday.
They seized a cache of arms, ammunition and explosives, including a 9mm country-made pistol with one magazine, a 7.65mm pistol with one magazine, and five live rounds of ammunition.

Earlier, the security forces raided a place in Yagobong village of Tengnoupal district, bordering Myanmar.

They recovered a significant amount of weaponry, including an SLR rifle with an empty magazine, a pistol with an empty magazine, a 12-bore rifle, a Kenbo motorcycle of Myanmar origin, 502 rounds of assorted live ammunition, 200 grams of gunpowder (a raw material for improvised explosive devices), and three radios with batteries.

No arrests were made during the operations. However, authorities believe the weapons were intended for attacks on security forces, state police, and civilians.

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