Guwahati: An Indian Army patrol foiled an attack in Manipur as they recovered huge amounts of explosives and electronic devices while operating along the foothills of Imphal (East), official said on Thursday.
“Indian Army Patrol operating along foothills of Imphal East district recovered explosives and Remote Initiation Mechanism for IEDs in Village Bungbal Khullen on Wednesday. Three kilograms of TNT, 15 electric detonators, four circuits, and remote firing devices have also been found,” Army official said.
However, a major threat was averted by the prompt action of the security forces, said the official.
The official further added, “Area Domination and offering solace and medical assistance to people are being undertaken by multiple long duration patrols day and night by the Army and Assam Rifles columns. These patrols aptly serve as a conduit for communicating problems faced and ensuring early redressal.”
Meanwhile, the movement of trucks carrying essential commodities such as rice, sugar, and pulses to Imphal Valley has resumed as the India Army and Assam Rifles stepped in to assure protection to vehicles carrying essential goods to and from Imphal, informed Indian Army officials.
According to the Indian Army, a convoy of 28 vehicles including trucks, fuel tankers, and JCB carrying rice, sugar, pulses, and fuel moved under the escort of CRPF and Manipur Police from Noney to Imphal.