Jammu & Kashmir

Arms, ammunition recovered from militant hideout in JK’s Poonch: police

A wide view of Poonch city. [Photo: Wikimedia]

Poonch: Police and army recovered two AK rifles and a pistol along with ammunition besides five grenades from a militant hideout in Poonch district, officials said.

“Based on intelligence inputs about the presence of a cache of ‘warlike’ stores, an operation was launched by Indian Army and JKP in the upper reaches of Nabana Village in Surankote area of Poonch district,” defence ministry’s Jammu based PRO said in a statement.

“During the search, a cache of war-like stores was recovered. The recoveries include one each AK-47 and AK-56, seven AK magazines, one pistol with empty magazine, five Chinese grenades and 69 rounds of 7.62 mm,” he said, adding, “The operation is still in progress.”

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