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Three pistols, as many grenades recovered from house in Kupwara: Police 

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Kupwara: Police and army on Wednesday claimed to have recovered three pistols, along with ammunition, and as many Chinese Grenades from a house belonging to Shameem Ahmad Shiekh son of Suderdin Sheikh of Sudhpora Taad.

“Acting on specific information, Police alongwith Army (03/08GR) launched a joint cordon and search operation in village Sadhpora Taad area of Karnah, Kupwara,” a police spokesperson said in a statement to GNS, adding, “During the search operation, the joint team recovered arms and ammunition including 03 Pistols, 03 Pistol Magazines, 22 Pistol rounds and 03 Chinese Grenades from a house belonging to Shameem Ahmad Shiekh son of Suderdin Sheikh resident of Sudhpora Taad”.

Accordingly, he said, a case (FIR No. 02/2023) under relevant sections of law has been registered and further investigation is in progress.

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