NSCN(IM) hideout busted, arms recovered in Manipur

Imphal, Jan 13 (PTI) Army has busted a hideout of militant outfit NSCN(IM) in Manipur’s Tamenglong district and seized a cache of weapons from it, an Army PRO said on Monday.
Acting on specific inputs about the presence of NSCN (IM) cadres in a forest in Nungkhao area of the district, an Army unit launched an operation recently, he said.
Seeing the movement of troops, the militants abandoned their hideout leaving behind a G-3 rifle, a US-made carbine, a countrymade carbine, 9 mm and .22 mm pistols and ammunition, the official said.
The seized items have been handed over to the police for investigation, he added.