HUGE CACHE OF ARMS & AMMUNITION RECOVERED IN KUPWARA
Srinagar, 18 Aug . Based on concrete intelligence inputs by agencies on attempts by militants to induct war like stores into Kashmir Valley from across the Line of Control, a Joint Operation was launched by Indian Army, BSF and JKP from 15 to 18 Aug 23 in Machhal Sector, Kupwara.
As per press statement , during the search operations, huge cache of arms and ammunition was recovered at around 1100 hours on 18 Aug to include five AK Series Rifles, eight AK Magazines, seven 9mm Pistols, fifteen 9mm Pistol Magazines, four Hand Grenades, 7.62 mm AK Rounds, 7.62 mm AP Rounds and 9 mm Rounds and other incriminating material.
Statement further adds that the search operations are still in progress. Extensive search of the area is being carried out. The recovery of such large cache of arms and ammunition is a huge setback to militant organisations to disrupt peace and tranquility in Kashmir Valley.