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Live bullets, empty cases recovered from two bags during X-Ray scanning at Srinagar airport

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The security forces have recovered some live bullets and empty cases from two bags during X-Ray scanning at the Srinagar airport on Monday, officials said.

During the X-Ray scanning at the drop gate of the airport, the security personnel deployed there recovered some live bullets and empty rounds from two bags, they said.

The officials said while four AK-47 rifle rounds and one round of INSAS rifle were recovered from a bag, 21 empty cases were recovered from a suitcase.

The bags, sent through a courier, were meant for a soldier presently attached with the Army’s 1 Rashtriya Rifles Unit at the High Ground Anantnag in south Kashmir, they said.

The soldier, a resident of Maharashtra, is currently on leave, they added.

The police have registered a case at Humhama police station and the investigation had been taken up, the officials said. PTI

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