Assam Rifles recover huge quantity of explosives in Mizoram
Aizawl: In yet another success in its crusade against smuggling activities, Lunglei Battalion of Headquarter 23 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of Headquarters Inspector General Assam Rifles (East), recovered Explosive and war like stores and apprehended two individuals at Siaha district on Feb 27.
The troops of Assam Rifles recovered 124.2 kg of BELOX -10 Explosive, 121.5 kg of Granular Explosive, 49.9 kg of Gun Powder Explosive, 3950 numbers of Detonators, 120 Lellier & Belliot 30-06 (Bullet), 100 Lellier & Belliot .22 Hornet (Bullet), 100 Mini Mag .22 Bullet, 12000 meters of Codex, 106 Tac Shotgun Amn Belts, One Tata Sumo (Regn no : Mz 03 7061), One Bolero (Regn no : Mz 04 8114).
The operation was carried out by COB Siaha of Lunglei Battalion.
The party established a Mobile check post near IMB based on specific information.
Ongoing smuggling of weapon and war like store is a major cause of concern for the state of Mizoram, especially along the Indo- Myanmar border.
(Reporting by Hemanta Kumar Nath)