Security forces have foiled a major IED (Improvised Explosive Device) attack in Manipur.

Troopers of the Assam Rifles’ Chassad Battalion recovered as many as three IEDs and other explosive materials from near the India-Myanmar border.

The recovery was made from Kamjong district in Manipur.

Along with the IEDs, explosive sticks, detonators and safety fuses were also recovered.

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“Based on credible input regarding movement of insurgents, a search operation was launched by Assam Rifles troops near Indo-Myanmar border. During the operation the troops detected and recovered the IEDs along with some explosive sticks, detonators and safety fuses,” read a statement.

Meanwhile, the recovered IEDs and other explosive materials have been handed over to the Kamjong Police Station for further action.

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