Large number of prefabricated IEDs weighing 250 kg recovered along Indo-Myanmar border
Guwahati/IBNS: Troops of Assam Rifles recovered a large number of prefabricated Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) weighing more than 250 kg and explosives in Manipur’s Moreh area along Indo-Myanmar border on Monday.
According to the reports, the security personnel recovered more than 240 pieces of prefabricated IEDs and materials used to make IED from a jungle area near Betuk village of Moreh area in the wee hours of Monday.
While carrying out an area domination patrol along the Indo-Myanmar border, the alert troops of Assam Rifles detected well concealed boxes hidden inside thick foliage.
On closer inspection, a large number of prefabricated IEDs weighing approximately 250 kg were recovered along with a large quantity of other explosives and warlike stores.
The prefabricated IEDs and other materials were handed over to Moreh police station.
According to the reports, 197 suspected IEDs which weigh 500 grams each were found besides others.
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