GNLA weapons recovered in Meghalaya's South Garo Hills



Border Security Force (BSF)-Meghalaya Frontier, on March 25, recovered arms and ammunition suspected to have been hidden by the proscribed Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) at Chegnigre village in South Garo Hills district.

Acting on specific information, BSF troops of Rongra and the 43rd battalion conducted a search operation at Chegnigre village.

One revolver (US-made .32 mm calibre), 50 numbers of 7.62 mm rounds, and four Iron Magazines (AK SVD Airsoft Sniper Rifles) were unearthed.

According to the Inspector General of BSF-Meghalaya Frontier, Hardeep Singh, the troops are still in the area to unearth more cache of arms and ammunition hidden by banned outfits in remote jungle areas.

"We hope that in future, more such successful operations will be conducted," he said.

The seized arms and ammunition have been handed over to Rongra Police Station for further necessary action.

(Edited by Ibankyntiew Mawrie)


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