Guwahati: Security forces conducted their joint combing operations for the second consecutive day in Manipur on Thursday.
A total of 35 weapons, ammunition and warlike stores were recovered during the operations carried out by security forces.
A defence official informed, “The joint combing operations were conducted by adopting a people-friendly approach.” Prior to searching specific areas the security forces made announcements inviting voluntary surrender of illegal arms, he said.
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Security forces also ensured that no violent incidents took place at NH 37 and that free movement of essential goods to and from Manipur continued.
“During the conduct of combing operations, adequate measures are being undertaken to ensure that no inconvenience is caused to the local population,” the defence official said.
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