Imphal: Security forces conducted search operations and area domination were conducted by security forces in the fringe and vulnerable areas of Imphal-West, Imphal-East, Thoubal, Kakching, Kangpokpi and Churachandpur districts.
During the operations, two factory-made pistols along with magazine one, one country-made pistol along with one extended magazine, five 36 HE hand grenades, two 80 (WP) grenades and 25 live ammunition (9 mm-07, 5.56 mm, 7.62mm-15) were recovered from Gwarok Reserve Hill range southeast of Pechi, Thoubal District.
From Kakching Mantak ITI Panmamei Road, Kakching District, two.303 Rifle bearing Regd. 36681 along with one empty magazine, one local-made 9mm pistol along with one empty magazine and three 36 HE hand grenades were recovered.
Three AK-47s with one magazine, two.303 Rifles with one magazine each were recovered from Lungjang village (2 km East of AR COB Behiang), Churachandpur District.