BSF recovers huge cache of arms, ammunition from hideout in Poonch

Monday, 9 August 2021 (15:37 IST)
Jammu: Border Security Force (BSF) troops assisted by other agencies recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunition from a hideout in the bordering Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday.

BSF spokesman said that a big terrorist activity has been averted before Independence Day by seizing a huge cache of Arms and Ammunition from a hideout in the Poonch area.

"On specific inputs, a joint operation of BSF was launched with Army and SOG Poonch in the forest area at Village Sangad, Tehsil Mankot, Mendhar, Poonch. During a search operation, a cache of arms and ammunition was recovered," the spokesman said.

The recovery included two AK 47 Rifle, four Ak 47 magazines, one Chinese pistol, 10 pistol magazines, one Set I-Com, four Chinese grenades, four non-electric detonators, 15 fuse detonators of Chinese grenades, 16-meter cordex, 257 Ak-47 ammunition rounds, 68 rounds of 9 mm Chinese ammunition, 23 rounds of 7.65 mm ammunition, two mobile phones, 12 battery mobile chargers and two 9 volt batteries. (UNI)

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