Huge weapon cache, ammunition seized by Mizoram, four detained

Huge weapon cache, ammunition seized by Mizoram, four detained

Acting on certain information about the potential for smuggling weapons, the 23-sector Assam Rifle’s Aizawl battalion seized a large cash of weapons, ammunition, and explosives in Mizoram on Sunday.

According to officials, four people were detained in an operation near the village of Kelsey in the Aizawl district.

The Assam Rifle is a weapon containing three shotguns, five .22 rifles, 20 boxes of pellets, and 24,000 gelatin, with a paramilitary team intercepting two vehicles after receiving a chip-off. Said he had recovered a huge cash of ammunition. Stick-Weight 3,000 kg, Safety Fuse 44 kg, Gunpowder 100 kg.

Two vehicles used to transport weapons were also confiscated, officials said.

Assam Rifles said in a statement that the use of such war-like stores could lead to various illegal activities in the state.