Government troops, while conducting area clearance operations in Mongkoe, seized arms and ammunition of joint armed groups yesterday, according to a press release of the Office of the Commander-in-Chief.
The reinforced columns had arrived in Mongkoe the day before and have been launching area clearance operations since then. They seized the arms and ammunition in a house in Ward-2. The arms and ammunition, which had been abandoned by withdrawing joint armed groups, included one RPG, three M-22s, assorted cartridges, six grenades and one land mine. Since the reinforcement, government troops have seized 22 assorted weapons, 300 rounds of bullets, 14 cartridges, six grenades and one land mine.