Arms And Ammunition Recovered In Poonch: Police

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Monday claimed to have recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunition from Kasblari forest area in Poonch district.

A police spokesman in a statement said the recovery was made during a joint search operation by police personnel from Police Station Poonch along with local RR unit, 168 Bn BSF and 72 Bn CRPF.

The spokesman in a statement said that during the search operation, a cache of arms and ammunition comprising two A K – 47 rifles, four A K – 47 rifle magazines, a Chinese pistol, 10 pistol magazines, one Set I-Com, four Chinese grenades, four non-electric detonators, nine of electric type, 15 fuse detonators of Chinese grenades with levers, Cordex wire measuring 16 metres, 257 AK 47 ammunition rounds, 68 Chinese rounds of 9 mm Amn, 23 rounds of 7.65 mm Amns – 23 Rds, two Nokia mobile phones, 12 mobile chargers, two 9V battery and five unidentified electronic types of equipment was recovered.

“The operation was led by DySP PC Poonch, Manish Sharma under the supervision of SSP Poonch, Dr Vinod Kumar. In this regard, an FIR has been registered and investigation started,” the spokesman in a statement.

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