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Army finds war-like stores of arms in Assam forest

PTI
Published Feb 9, 2015, 10:26 pm IST
Updated Mar 29, 2019, 8:36 pm IST
Details of important overground workers and link men were also recovered
Troops of the Red Horns division found an improvised explosive device (IED) weighing approximately six kg. (Photo: PTI/File)
 Troops of the Red Horns division found an improvised explosive device (IED) weighing approximately six kg. (Photo: PTI/File)

Guwahati: Army troops on Sunday recovered a huge cache of war-like stores in Mana Reserve Forest in lower Assam's Chirang district and averted a major mishap. 

According to a statement from the Army, troops of the Red Horns division found an improvised explosive device (IED) weighing approximately six kg, documents with details of extortions being carried out by NDFB(S) and details of important overground workers and link men working at the behest of the outlawed militant outfit. 

The recovery is a setback for the activities of NDFB(S) in Chirang district, it said adding that now the Army will be able to track their activities, impose a caution in the minds of the extremists and hamper their future plans to carry out subversive activities, it said.

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