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Troops of Assam Rifles along with Manipur Police under the aegis of Headquarters Inspector General Assam Rifles (South) in an operation recovered a cache of weapons, ammunition and warlike stores near Kadompokpi Khunou in Imphal West District of Manipur on Tuesday.

“Based on specific input regarding presence of cadres of proscribed outfit and concealed weapons and war like stores, the troops launched a search operation in the area,” stated Assam Rifles (South) in a press release on Wednesday.

“During the detailed search the team recovered one Point 22 mm Pistol, two Point 32 mm factory-made Pistols with two magazines, one 12 Bore Rifle, 85 live rounds of assorted ammunition, one Chinese Hand Grenade and one radio set,” the release added.

The recovered weapons, ammunition and warlike stores have been handed over to Bishnupur Police Station for further investigations, the release also stated.

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