Appearing on particular data of potential smuggling of Weapons, the Aizawl Battalion of 23 Sector Assam Rifles on Sunday seized a big cache of arms, ammunition and explosives in Mizoram.
4 individuals have been detained within the operation that was carried out close to Kelssih village of Aizawl district, officers mentioned.
Assam Rifles mentioned after they obtained a tip-off, a crew of the para-military pressure intercepted two autos and recovered the large cache of arms and ammunition, together with three shotguns, 5 .22 rifles, 20 bins of pellets, 24,000 sticks of Gelatin sticks – weighing 3,000 kgs, 44 kg security fuse and 100 kg of gunpowder.
The 2 autos, used for transporting the weapons, have been additionally seized, the official mentioned.
Assam Rifles in an announcement mentioned that using such war-like shops may have led to varied unlawful actions within the state.
Intelligence and safety officers suspect that these arms and ammunition have been smuggled from Myanmar, which shares 1,643 km lengthy unfenced worldwide borders with the 4 northeastern states – Mizoram, Manipur, Nagaland and Arunachal Pradesh.