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Army recovers 100 kgs explosives
Source: The Sangai Express

Imphal, March 07 2013: Close on the heels of the visit by Corps Commander Lt Gen AK Sahni to Behiang on March 5, where four UNLF cadres were gunned down by troops of 39 Assam Rifles on January 21, a specific intelligence based operations was planned by 27 Sector pro-actively operating under Red Shield Division, informed a PIB (DW) release.

The Sector tasted yet another success by recovering 100 kg of explosives (ammonium nitrate) which otherwise would have killed hundreds of innocent people in various areas of India where this dangerous consignment was intended to be transported, said the statement.

On the night of March 5-6, a civil Tata truck (MN02A 6204) coming from Aizawl was speeding towards Thinghat when it stopped just 500 metres short of a mobile vehicle check point established by troops of 38 Assam Rifles.

A person alighted from the vehicle and came ahead to reconnoiter the check post.

When challenged by the alert sentry of the check post, he started running towards the vehicle.

In the meantime, the driver of the suspected vehicle tried to reverse and get away in the melee.



Army troops with recovered explosives
Army troops with recovered explosives


Asst Commandant Irom Singh, the Commander on the spot, by his sheer presence of mind, effectively blocked the exit of the escaping vehicle by putting his vehicle in the front, further detailed the release while conveying that the civil vehicle was searched and 100 kg of explosive (ammonium nitrate), three pistols with live ammunition, 1290 detonators, 200 m of safely fuse opium and a photo of the driver with AK 47 were recovered from the vehicle.

All this was hidden under freshly cut wooden logs.

The arrested persons have been identified as H Vantal Biak, s/o Nemboi Hianglom of Churachandpur and Thangzalunmang of Champhai (Mizoram).

Preliminary investigation has revealed that this dangerous consignment started from Aizawl and was heading for Thinghat where it was to be handed over to some valley based insurgents groups.

Normally, one kg of ammonium nitrate is used to carry out one effective blast to cause fatal casualties to about 20 persons.

Going by this figure, this important recovery of 100 kg of explosives has saved thousands of lives of innocent citizens.

On February 26 also 1/11 GR had successfully detected an IED planted by UGs and thus saved many lives of villagers of Torbung and S Kotlian, the release recounted.


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