Security forces have recovered huge quantity of explosives and other stores in Siaha district of Mizoram. 

“Based on specific information, security forces of IGAR (east) under Spear Corps along with Police launched an operation and recovered large quantity of explosives and stores three kms South of Village Mawhre, Saiha district,” an official release stated. 

The recoveries include 81 kgs of liquid explosives, 94 kgs of belox granular explosives, 395 kgs of gelatin rods, 356 rounds of 12-gauge, 70 mm cartridges, 1 IED (Improvised Explosive device) mechanism, lead acid batteries, two detonators and other stores including foreign origin communication equipment.  

The recovered items have been handed over to the police for further legal proceedings.  

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“Ongoing smuggling of weapons and war like stores is a major cause of concern for the state of Mizoram, especially along the India-Myanmar Border,” the release said. 

It added: “Security forces are in relentless pursuit to ensure peace and harmony in the region by negating any nefarious design of the insurgents.” 

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