Manipur: Insurgent hideout busted in Kangpokpi, arms seized

Imphal: A combined team of Assam Rifles and Manipur Police have busted a hideout of a proscribed insurgent outfit, and recovered a cache of arms and ammunition in Manipur’s Kangpokpi district, officials said.

Based on specific inputs regarding the presence of Zeliangrong United Front (J) group cadres, the team had launched a search operation at Nungjang village in Kangpokpi district on Tuesday, they said.

The militants managed to escape before the arrival of the security forces in Kangpokpi, the official said, adding, the arms and ammunition were recovered after conducting a thorough search of the area.

Further investigation is underway.

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