Arms, ammunition seized in Kupwara

Ammunition recovered by the troops in Kupwara.
Ammunition recovered by the troops in Kupwara.

Excelsior Correspondent

SRINAGAR, Jan 31: Security forces today recovered arms and ammunition during a joint search operation in Magam area of Kupwara.
“In a joint search operation today at Cheramunji near Magam, Kupwara, Army and Jammu & Kashmir Police have achieved a major breakthrough against the militant activities, resulting in a significant recovery of ammunition and Warlike stores”, read a statement issued by police.

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The operation, the statement read, was a result of human 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 9 UBGL shells, 4 IED receivers, 30 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 4 magazines of 9 mm pistol”, read the statement.