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In a major breakthrough, the Meghalaya Police team on Friday recovered a huge cache of ammunition from Patalgre village in the Durama range of East Garo Hills.

Superintendent of Police East Garo Hills Bruno Sangma said that based on source information a raid was conducted to trace the hidden weapons which are suspected to belong to the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA).
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As Police had been making continuous efforts to retrieve any weapons left behind by militants, a special team of SF-10 commandos was deputed led by a senior police officer for a search operation in Patalgre village, the SP said.

Around 1.30 am, the police recovered 5 (five) nos. of 7.65 mm automatic pistols.
Police suspect that it belongs to the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA)
The weapons were brought back to Williamnagar Police Station for further verification. A case has also been registered in connection with the matter, police informed.