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    Huge Cache Of Arms, Ammunition Recovered In Assam’s Kokrajhar Ahead of BTC Polls

    The arms and ammunition were recovered at Ultapani Reserve Forest in Kokrajhar district

    Huge cache of arms and ammunition was recovered in Assam’s Kokrajhar district on March 17th, 2020, ahead of the Bodoland Territorial Council’s general elections to be held on April 4th, 2020.

    The cache was recovered at Ultapani Reserve Forest, a biodiversity area situated under Holtugaon Forest Division of Manas Biosphere reserve, during a joint operation by the Kokrajhar police, Serfanguri police and Commando Bn. Staff ( Camp: Serfanguri PS ).

    The operation was conducted at about 6.30 pm today and recovered the following arms and ammunition:

    1. AK-56 – 02 (01 x Folded Butt and 01 x Fix Butt)
    2. Grenade Launcher – 01 (M-79)
    3. .22 Rifle – 01
    4. Country made Rifle – 11
    5. .22 Pistol – 01
    6. 7.65 mm Pistol – 02
    7. 9 mm Pistol – 01
    8. Pistol (Country made)  – 03

    Magazines

    1. AK-56 – 11
    2. M-16 – 02
    3. .22 – 01 (Rifle)
    4. .22 – 02 (Pistol)
    5. 9 mm – 10
    6. 7.65 mm – 06
    7. Country made – 04

    Ammunitions

    1. 7.62 mm – 19
    2. AK-56 – 212
    3. 5.56 mm – 88
    4. 9 mm – 41
    5. 7.65mm – 34
    6. .22 mm  – 02
    7. Fired cases – 07
    8. Country made – 11
    9. Country made Grenade – 02

    Apart from those following items have been recovered:

    1. Satellite Phone – 01
    2. No. 36 Grenade                – 10
    3. Chinese Grenade – 06
    4. Country made Grenade – 02
    5. Fuse (No. 36 Grenade) – 08
    6. Detonator Electric – 34
    7. Detonator No. 27 – 02
    8. Grenade for M-79 – 02

    Photo credit: Assam Police

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