2 Pistols, 2 Grenades Recovered In Poonch

SRINAGAR: The J&K police and army recovered two pistols, its seventy rounds and two grenades from bushes along LoC in Dabbi village of Balakote sector in Mendhar here, officials said on Wednesday.

The arms and ammunition were kept there by militants and were recovered on the disclosure of three militant associates arrested on Sunday last.

SSP Poonch Ramesh Angral told news agency GNS that said that during questioning of arrested militant associate Yaseen Khan, some vital clues on his confession were developed after which a team of police headed by Sub Divisional Police Officer Mendhar Zaheer Jafri alongwith army launched an operation in the area and recovered the arms and ammunition kept in a polythene bag in bushes.

He said militant outfits were trying to target religious places of Poonch but their “nefarious designs” have been foiled by army and police.


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