Press Esc to close
Saturday 25 March 2017
News updated at 12:52 PM IST

Huge arms haul in Kashmir

Srinagar, May 9, 2013, DHNS:
Security forces on Saturday claimed to have seized a large cache of arms, ammunition and military articles from a terrorist hideout near the Line of Control in the Mendhar sector of Poonch district in Jammu and Kashmir.

The Army’s Jammu-based PRO Col S N Acharya said based on specific intelligence inputs about the cache, a joint search operation was launched by the Army and the Jammu and Kashmir police in Sabra Nala of Mendhar on Saturday.

“During the searches, two AK 47 rifle with plastic magazine, one weapon 7mm Caliber with magazine, one rifle Bolt Action 7mm, three Pistol Point 30 Caliber with magazine, one Pistol 7.65mm with magazine, one UBGL, five magazine AK 47, 1019 rounds ammunition AK 47, two magazine Pistol Point 30 Caliber, three rounds ammunition Pistol point 30 Caliber and other ammunition were seized,” he Acharya said.

The Army said the large-scale recovery indicated that the cache might have been sent to revive terrorism in the region.

Go to Top

Photo Gallery
Crime Branch officials display seized silver worth rupees 90 Lakh at a press conference in Thane...

Crime Branch officials display seized silver worth rupees 90 Lakh at a press conference in Thane...

Bollywood actress Jacqueline Fernandez during an event in Mumbai...

Bollywood actress Jacqueline Fernandez during an event in Mumbai...

An oil tanker catches fire at a petrol pump in Nongrim Hills, Shillong...

An oil tanker catches fire at a petrol pump in Nongrim Hills, Shillong...

Tibetan spiritual leader The Dalai Lama interacts with Australian cricket team captain Steve...

Tibetan spiritual leader The Dalai Lama interacts with Australian cricket team captain Steve...

Medical students form the sign of 'TB' as they observe World Tuberculosis Day in Shimla...

Medical students form the sign of 'TB' as they observe World Tuberculosis Day in Shimla...

Renowned Kathak dancer Jayanti Mala performing at the Taj Mahotsav in Agra...

Renowned Kathak dancer Jayanti Mala performing at the Taj Mahotsav in Agra...

Members of Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors (MARD) show placards during a protest...

Members of Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors (MARD) show placards during a protest...

Actor-Director Pooja Bhatt with 82-year-old Chandro Tomar popularly known as Revolver Dadi...

Actor-Director Pooja Bhatt with 82-year-old Chandro Tomar popularly known as Revolver Dadi...

A view of the Yadiyuru Lake in Bengaluru...

A view of the Yadiyuru Lake in Bengaluru...

The 485 km long Manali-Leh strategic road being cleared of snow by Border Road Organisation...

The 485 km long Manali-Leh strategic road being cleared of snow by Border Road Organisation...

Like us on Facebook

Copyright 2017, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bengaluru - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523