Guwahati: The Arunachal Pradesh Police on Thursday busted a camp of an insurgent outfit in Changlang district and recovered arms and ammunition including hand grenade among others.
As per official, state police launched a first solo major operation against an insurgent group in the general area of Lungpang in the district near the Indo-Myanmar Border.
During the operation, the police recovered arms and ammunition including AK 47 rifle, hand grenade among others.
Based on specific information about the presence of cadres of the Eastern Naga National Government (ENGG) at Lungpang village, a plan was formulated to bust the camp.
The official said that in the recce conducted on Wednesday, there were five suspected insurgents who were spotted.
However, a controlled offensive was mounted in the area on Thursday morning as a result of which the rebels were forced to abandon the hideout, official said.
Meanwhile, the team recovered one AK 47 rifle, M-16 Rifle, and a hand grenade each, 104 nos of AK 47 7.62 mm rounds, 23 nos of 5.56 mm rounds, 4 nos. of AK 47 7.62 mm ammo magazines and 20 Lighters and other weapons.
Furthermore, the camp was burned down and destroyed by the team,” the official added.