Assam Rifles recovers huge stock of explosives along Indo-Myanmar border
Troops of Assam Rifles have recovered a large stash of explosives and apprehended two persons in Mizoram’s Siaha district along the India-Myanmar border.
In its crusade against smuggling activities, Lunglei Battalion of Headquarter 23 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of Headquarters Inspector General Assam Rifles (East) on February 27 had recovered a large stash of explosives and warlike stores and apprehended two persons in Siaha district.
In an official statement, Assam Rifles stated that troops of Assam Rifles had recovered 124.2 kg of BELOX -10 Explosive, 121.5 kg of Granular Explosive, 49.9 kg of Gun Powder Explosive, 3950 numbers of Detonators, 120 Lellier and Belliot 30-06 (Bullet), 100 Lellier and Belliot .22 Hornet (Bullet), 100 Mini Mag.22 Bullet, 12,000 meters of Codex, 106 Tac Shotgun Ammunition Belts, One Tata Sumo, One Bolero.
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Ongoing smuggling of weapon and warlike store is a major cause of concern for the state of Mizoram, especially along the India-Myanmar border.
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