Weapon Smuggling Bid Foiled In North Kashmir: Army

SRINAGAR: Army on Saturday claimed to have foiled the weapon smuggling at  Kishanganga river along the line of control (LoC) at Keran sector in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district and recovered huge quantity of arms and ammunition.

“Keran Sector, Kupwara. Alert troops foil Pak attempt to push in arms across LC.  Army noticed 2-3 men transporting some items in a tube tied to a rope across Kishenganga river,” an army spokesman said on Twitter.


He said that after the timely action troops reached the spot and recovered a huge amount of warlike a store that include, 4 AK 47 Rifles, 8 Magazines and 240 rounds.


“Area has been cordoned off and search is under progress.  Another attempt by militants from Pakistan Administered Kashmir to smuggle war like stores successfully foiled by the quick action of alert troops,” said the spokesman.


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