Security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara seize huge cache of arms, including five AK assault rifles

According to an army official, the operation was conducted in very close proximity of the Line of Control in Dhanni village of Kupwara

Press Trust of India March 29, 2021 10:06:33 IST
Security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara seize huge cache of arms, including five AK assault rifles

The arms that were seized in Kupwara district on Sunday. Image courtesy: Twitter/@KashmirPolice

Srinagar: Security forces have seized a cache of arms and ammunition, including five AK assault rifles, from an area close to the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district, an army official said on Monday.

"In a major success to security forces deployed in Karnah, a huge recovery was made in the late hours of Sunday owing to high state of alertness of the army and police," the official said.

He said the security forces launched an operation based on specific intelligence input and recovered five AK rifles and seven pistols with several magazines and ammunition rounds.

"The operation was conducted in very close proximity of the Line of Control in Dhanni village which is under direct observation of Pakistan Army posts in Lipa Valley," the official said.

Updated Date:

also read

Amit Shah reviews Jammu and Kashmir situation at high-level meeting
India

Amit Shah reviews Jammu and Kashmir situation at high-level meeting

The meeting, attended Lt Gov Manoj Sinha, Union Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla as well as the heads of intelligence and security agencies, also took stock of the preparedness for the Amarnath yatra that is scheduled to begin on 30 June

Jammu and Kashmir: Varsity professor, police constable among three govt employees sacked for terror links
India

Jammu and Kashmir: Varsity professor, police constable among three govt employees sacked for terror links

Those sacked are Altaf Hussain Pandit, chemistry professor at Kashmir University, Mohammed Maqbool Hajam, teacher in the school education department, and Ghulam Rasool, a constable

J&K: Two terrorists killed in Bandipora encounter
India

J&K: Two terrorists killed in Bandipora encounter

The encounter broke out between security forces and terrorists at the Brar area of Bandipora