Following a tip-off, a joint team of police and army had launched operation at Lower Lodi village, on the outskirts of Haflong in the hilly district and recovered the arms and ammunition, which were hidden in the remote village.
Security forces recovered 17 gelatin sticks, 13 detonators, 163 live ammunition of AK-47 rifle, one country-made 12 bore rifle.
"Suspected militants had hidden the arms and ammunition in the village," a top official of Assam police said.
Several insurgent groups including NSCN (IM), NSCN (K), DNLF are active in the hilly district.
--IBNS (Posted on 23-08-2013)