Jammu & Kashmir

Arms, ammo recovered during joint Op in Kupwara: Police

Armed forces personnel patrol in forest area of Kashmir. [FPK Photo/ Vikar Syed]

Kupwara: Security forces on Wednesday recovered arms and ammunition during a joint search operation in Magam area of Kupwara.

“In a joint search operation today (Wednesday) at Cheramunji near Magam, Kupwara, Army and Jammu and Kashmir Police achieved a major breakthrough against the militant activities, resulting in a significant recovery of ammunition and Warlike stores”, reads a statement issued.

The operation, the statement reads, was a result of guman intelligence received from a reliable source.

“A meticulous operation of search and destroy was launch based on the input which resulted in the recovery of 9x UBGL shells, 4x IED receivers, 30 x Commercial grade detonators housed in their original factory packaging, 138 rounds of AK47, a loaded magazine of sniper rifle, blank rounds of AK 47 and 4x magazines of 9mm pistol”, reads the statement.

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