Jammu & Kashmir

Arms, ammo recovered along LoC in JK’s Poonch, says army

A file photo of armed forces personnel as they petrol near India-Pakistan border.

Poonch: Indian army recovered arms and ammunition from a militant hideout during an operation launched along the Line of Control in Noorkote area of Poonch district.

The personnel of the Indian Army and SOG of JK police carried out a joint operation and recovered arms and ammunition from a village along the Line of Control in district Poonch on Sunday, an army official said.

The search operation was conducted based on specific intelligence inputs, by the Poonch Brigade of White Knight Corps and SOG Poonch in village Noorkote of Tehsil Haveli, district Poonch, said the army.

During the searches, the party recovered, two AK-47 rifles, two AK 47 magazines, one 223 bore AK shape gun with handgrip, two magazines of 233 bore AK shape gun, one Chinese Pistol, one Chinese pistol magazine, 63 AK-47 rounds, twenty rounds of 223 bore AK Shape gun and four Chinese pistol rounds, the army officials informed.


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