Security personnel have found a large cache of weapons and other warlike stores from Manipur's Noney area ahead of the Assembly elections.
According to a tweet from the Assam Rifles, troops from the Noney Battalion initiated an operation based on intelligence inputs and retrieved the weapons on Saturday.
ASSAM RIFLES RECOVER HUGE CACHE OF WEAPONS IN MANIPUR
Noney Batallion of #AssamRifles, on 15 Jan, launched an intelligence-based operation and captured a cache of weapons and other war like stores (1/2)@HMOIndia @adgpi @PIBHomeAffairs @ANI pic.twitter.com/2gcTItUw3g
— The Assam Rifles (@official_dgar) January 17, 2022
Among the items recovered are a 9mm pistol with magazine, 12 rounds of 7.62 mm ammunition, and one magazine M-16 rifle.