Guwahati: The Serchhip Battalion of 23 Sector Assam Rifles and the Customs Preventive Force, Champai recovered a huge cache of War Like Stores (WLS) in the Champhai District in Mizoram on Monday.

The operation was carried out by a combined team of Assam Rifles and Customs Preventive Force, Champhai based on specific information. 

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During checking in the general area Farlui-Tiau River along the Indo-Myanmar border, country-made Rifles, ammunition of 12 bore, improvised grenade, 7.62 carts (Chinese origin), walkie-talkies set with charging set (Chinese make) were recovered.

The illegal stores were seized and handed over to Customs Preventive Force for further legal proceedings.

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The officials, however, did not state who the items may have belonged to.

They did not even reveal if the seized materials could have been linked to militants.

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