Armed forces personnel held with live rounds of INSAS rifle at Srinagar airport

People walk outside Srinagar airport. [FPK File Photo/ Vikar Syed]

Srinagar: An armed forces personnel was detained at the Srinagar International Airport on Friday after airport authorities recovered two live rounds from his baggage.

An official said that during screening at the drop gate of the Srinagar International Airport, two live rounds of INSAS rifle were recovered from the baggage of Vijay Pal of Assam rifles (AR) who was proceeding on leave from Srinagar to Delhi.

Pal was immediately detained for questioning and later handed over to police post Humhama, the official said. He said that further investigation has been launched in this regard. (KDC)

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