Based on a specific intelligence input, troops launched an operation in the jungle close to Leibi village press release added.
During the combing operation, troops uncovered a militant hideout and recovered `warlike stores which included a M-16 assault rifle, rocket launcher along with ammunition and Myanmar currency, the Assam Rifles.
Sources said no militants were found at the hideout, which was about 10 kms away from the border with Myanmar.
The recovered weapons and other stores were handed over to Tengnoupal police station for further action, the release said. PTI CORR JRC JRC
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