A joint team of 119 Inf Bn TA and Assam Police conducted an operation near Mahur late evening on 14 Oct 12 and recovered huge quantity of explosives from nearby forested area.
Acting on a tip off about presence of explosives hidden near Mahur, a joint team of Army and Police launched a search operation in the forested areas near Mahur . The team recovered 100 Gelatine Sticks, 250 detonators and cortex while carrying out thorough search.
This is the second recovery made in last two days near Mahur. Earlier on 13 Oct 12 300 Gelatine sticks were recovered near Mahur Railyway Station. These recoveries have busted the nexus between militants and suppliers of explosives. It has also come to light that explosives were being transported for use in a neighbouring state.