Crescent Kashmir

Ahead of August 15 security forces recover arms, ammunition at Bandipora, Rajouri

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By: Muzamil Bhat CK


In the intensified vigil jointly by security forces, army and police, on Wednesday officials said that arms and ammunition were recovered at Bandipora in North Kashmir while a grenade was recovered from Rajouri also.

Giving details, police said that three Ak-47 rifles, two pistols and 18 grenades besides a large quantity of ammunition were recovered in Bandipora while a grenade has been found in Rajouri district, officials said on Wednesday.

According to GNS, last night police and security forces busted a militant hideout in the forest area of Tarabal in Bandipora district.

Three AK-47 rifles with 12 magazines and 358 bullets, two pistols with 212 rounds, 18 grenades and two pouches were recovered, they said.

Meanwhile a police officer said that a live grenade was found at Manyal Gali in Thanamandi area of Rajouri.

Soon, the officer said, a BDS squad was rushed to the area to defuse it in situ. He said a case has been registered in this regard.

With inputs from GNS

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