Arms and Ammunition Recovered In Handwara Forests

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Srinagar, 06 April (CNI):A joint team of Jammu and Kashmir police and Army recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunition from a forest area of Haphruda Handwara area in North Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Thursday.

As per the statement, a copy of which lies with News-agency Current News of India (CNI) that reads a joint operation, Indian Army alongwith JKP Handwara, based on reliable input, carried out specific jungle search in Haphruda Handwara forests area in North Kupwara district on early morning of 06 Apr 2023.

The search resulted in recovery of huge cache of ammunition, that is 720 rounds of 7.62 mm (most likely of Chinese origin) , 05 rounds of RPG , 09 booster tubes of RPG and 10 x UBGL Grenades(most likely of Russian Origin). The ammunition was concealed in two locs in the jungle area with adequate packaging. Infact few of the ammunition has been found in sealed packages.

A thorough jungle search was launched by Haphruda COB and JKP Handwara personnel in the general area of Haphruda forest for any more caches of arms/ammunition or for any hideout, the statement reads.(CNI)

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