Huge cache of arms recovered close to LoC in Kupwara

Srinagar, April 19 : Security forces recovered a huge cache of arms and amm tion including 10 pistols during a search operation in frontier Kupwara district, Police said on Tuesday. The recovery was made during a search operation at Hajam Mohallah, Tad Karnah, a village close to the Line of Control. The recovery was jointly made by Kupwara police and Army. Senior Superintendent of Police, Kupwara Yougal Manhas said a joint operation was launched following a specific information that a huge cache of arms and amm tion has been smuggled in from across LoC. “ A police team along with a local Army t undertook a search operation in the general area of police post Taad. During the course of search, huge cache of arms and amm tion including 10 pistols, 17 pistol magazines, 54 pistol rounds and five grenades were recovered from Hajam Mohallah,” he said “Apparently it looks like this new consignment was smuggled for terrorist activities in Kashmir Valley,” SSP said, adding “ the timely action of Police and local Army has enabled the security forces to thwart nefarious designs of adversary of committing innocent killings at the hands of terrorists in the valley.” MJR GNK

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