Assam Rifles Recovers Large Cache of Explosives, Warlike Stores in Mizoram; 1 Held

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By IANS

Published : Feb 19, 2024, 5:08 PM IST

The Assam rifle has arrested a person linked to the illegal possion of explosives and warlike stores in Mizoram. Assam Rifle was successful in raiding  the two loctions where they seized the firearm and explosives.

Assam Rifles successfully carried out raids at two locations in Mizoram on Monday, seizing a large stock of explosives including gelatin sticks, shotguns, cartridges, and detonators. A person was arrested linked to illegal possession of the explosive stores. Investigation is underway.

Aizawl: The Assam Rifles has recovered a large cache of explosives and warlike stores from two different locations in Mizoram, officials said on Monday. Assam Rifles sources said that the paramilitary troopers recovered large quantities of explosives and warlike stores from Tuisih village in Siaha district on Sunday.

The recovered explosive items include 110 gelatin sticks, 100 ordinary detonators, small arms rounds of .22 Rimfire, 50 long rifle balls, and 12 gauge shotgun cartridges, among others. These explosives were hidden in bushes in plastic bags from where they were supposed to be picked up, the sources said.

In another raid, Assam Rifles and Mizoram Police in a joint operation recovered 165 boxes of detonators and 993 cm of safety fuze while from a vehicle on Chaltlang Sairang road Sunday night. One person was also arrested in connection with the recovery of the explosives. All the recovered items and the detainee have been handed over to the police for further legal action.

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