Manipur

Manipur: security forces recover M79 grenades in Kakching

Later, the recovered munitions were destroyed in-situ by the bomb disposal squad.

IMPHAL- Phundrei Battalion of Assam Rifles under Spear Corps in a joint operation with Manipur Police recovered 20 rounds of M79 Grenade Launcher also known as Lathode near Wabagai Yanbi High School in Kakching on 13 November.

Based  on specific input regarding a cache of warlike stores near Wabagai Yangbi, a joint operation was launched by Assam Rifles and Manipur Police which led to recovery of 20 grenade rounds hidden in a jute bag.

Later, the recovered munitions were destroyed in-situ by the bomb disposal squad.

An Assam Rifles Colonel Viplav Tripathi, his wife, eight-year-old son, and four soldiers were killed in an ambush by terrorists near the border with Myanmar at 11 am in Manipur’s Churachandpur district.

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