Security forces in Manipur have recovered explosives of nearly 300 kilograms at the India-Myanmar border town of Moreh. 

Improvised explosive devices (IEDs), weighing 283 kilograms, have been recovered by troopers of the Assam Rifles at Moreh in Manipur. 

The IEDs were recovered by a patrolling party of the Assam Rifles near Betuk village along the India-Myanmar international border in Manipur in the wee hours of Monday. 

Late on Sunday night, the Assam Rifles’ patrolling party had challenged two motorcycle borne youths, who were trying to sneak into India from the Myanmar side. 

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On being challenged by the Assam Rifles troopers, the youths dropped at least three boxes in the jungle. 

With the break of dawn, the patrolling party of the Assam Rifles, opened the three boxes and recovered the IEDs in them. 

Moreover, IED making material were also recovered from the boxes. 

Meanwhile, security has been tightened along the India-Myanmar border following clashes that broke out between the Myanmar military junta and resistance forces in that country. 

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