Ammunition recovered near Indo-Bangla border in Meghalaya

    Shillong, Mar 24 (PTI) A huge cache of ammunition was recovered close to the India-Bangladesh border in Meghalaya's South West Khasi Hills district, a police officer said on Thursday.
    Acting on tip off, the BSF and the Meghalaya Police launched a search operation in a dense forest in Gumaghat area, along a brook that flows from India to Bangladesh, and recovered the ammunition hidden in a cavity surrounded by lime stones, the officer said.
    The cache, found wrapped in a white sack, contained 92 rounds of 5.56mm ammunition, 129 rounds of 7.62mm and 160 rounds of 9mm ammunition, the officer stated.
    The seized ammunition, found at a distance of 900 metres from the border, has been handed over to the police in Gumaghat, he said, adding an FIR has been lodged in the case. PTI JOP

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