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Mizoram: Illegal foreign rifles worth Rs 50 lakh seized by Assam Rifles

Huge quantity of illegal air rifle scopes of foreign origin, including Bushnell, Leupold and Marcool, worth approximately Rs 50 lakhs recovered from Zokhawthar in Champhai district yesterday: Assam Rifles.


In a recent report, three soldiers of Assam Rifles have been killed while six others are left injured in a deadly ambush on the Army unit near the Myanmar border in Chandel district south of Imphal in Manipur.

The ambush took place late on Wednesday night at a location 100 km south of Imphal near the Myanmar border in Sajik Tampak in Chandel district.

Also read: Manipur: 3 Assam Rifles jawans killed, 6 injured in deadly ambush near Indo-Myanmar border

On July 29, the Army unit had launched an area domination patrol in Khongtal when the patrol team was returning, insurgents detonated an IED and opened fire.

Around 6 jawans have sustained minor injuries and have been shifted to a military hospital in Leimakhong in Imphal West District.

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