Forces recover weapons, ammunition in Rajouri, Reasi


JAMMU, Jan 11: Security forces today recovered two weapons and over 400 rounds of ammunition hidden by militants in Rajouri district, police said.
Acting on a specific input, a joint team of police and the Army launched a search operation in Jatta Malian forest in Kalakote belt of the district and recovered the arms and ammunition, a senior police officer said.
The haul included one AK-47 rifle, one magazine, 400 rounds of AK rifle, one pistol with magazine, one hand grenade and two IED circuits, the officer said, adding that a case was registered in this connection.
Acting on specific information, Army and police this afternoon launched a search operation in general area Sonchal in the Jammu-Reasi-Rajouri region and recovered arms and ammunition from a hideout in a thickly forested mountain side, south of Ans River. During the search and seek operations one AK-47 Rifle,one AK-74 magazine, 410 rounds ammunition of AK-47, one Chinese Pistol,one pistol magazine, one hand grenade and two IED circuits were recovered from the spot.
The operation was launched jointly by Kalakote Rashtriya Rifles Battalion and J&K Police from Kalakote Police Station. The joint parties cordoned off the area and carried out a meticulous search during which they succeeded in locating the hideout.

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