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Updated December 23rd, 2023 at 14:07 IST

Police recover huge cache of ammunition in Assam's Karbi Anglong, two held

150 live ammunition of AK series rifle and Insas rifle, six magazines, and other items were recovered from the duo's custody.

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Ammunition seized in Karbi Anglong
Visual of ammunition and other items seized in Assam's Karbi Anglong. | Image: ANI
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Assam Police and CRPF soldiers detained two persons and recovered a substantial amount of ammunition on Saturday in the Bokajan area of Assam's Karbi Anglong district.

150 live AK series rifle and Insas rifle ammo, six magazines, and other items were recovered from the duo's custody.

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On Friday evening, a joint team of police and CRPF conducted naka checks in the Khatkhati area of the Bokajan Sub-Division and intercepted a passenger bus travelling from Dimapur, Nagaland.

Sub-Divisional Police Officer (SDPO) of Bokajan Rustom Raj Brahma told ANI over the phone that security officers apprehended two people and collected a big amount of ammunition and six magazines from them during the search.

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"The arrested persons had stolen a bag of security personnel from Dimapur railway station. They were on their way to Nagaon," the SDPO informed.

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Published December 23rd, 2023 at 14:07 IST

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