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Ammo recovered in East Garo Hills

Press Trust of India  |  Tura (Meghalaya) 

A police team today recovered a huge cache of ammunition stashed in a number of villages in East Hills district.

The police got information about the hidden ammunition from the five activists (GNLA), who were arrested recently, a said.

"A was launched in the former strongholds of the GNLA after the recovery of the earlier stash of weapons and ammunition a few days ago," the of Police, Ringrang TG Momin, said.

The search continued over 3 days and was spread over Dorenkigre, Chachatgre, Bawegre and Nengmandalgre, he said.

"Many villagers, aware of the terrain, helped in the search. The has led to the recovery of a huge amount of ammunition from the villages of Dorenkigre, and Nengmandalgre, the SP said.

A total number of 2,406 assorted ammunition, 10 circuits, two remote controls and 16 charger clips were also recovered.

A huge cache of arms and ammunition was recovered from the same district in the first week of this month, he said.

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First Published: Wed, April 11 2018. 21:10 IST