Assam Rifles personnel on Sunday recovered pre-fabricated Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) weighing about 250kgs during a patrol at Moreh near the India-Myanmar border in Manipur.
The explosives, concealed in boxes hidden inside a jungle, were detected by Moreh Battalion of Assam Rifles.
ASSAM RIFLES RECOVERS HUGE CACHE OF EXPLOSIVES ALONG INDO-MYANMAR BORDER— The Assam Rifles (@official_dgar) November 9, 2021
Moreh Battalion of Assam Rifles, on 07 Nov, recovered a large number of IEDs weighing nearly 250 Kgs at the Indo-Myanmar Border near Moreh, Manipur.@adgpi @PIBHomeAffairs @ANI pic.twitter.com/foZjhRcHSv
“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 Improvised Explosive Device weighing approx 250 Kg were recovered along with a large quantum of other explosives and warlike stores,” said a statement issued by the army on Monday.