Kupwara, 23 June (CNI): A group of four militants were killed, huge cache of arms and ammunition alongside fifty-five packets of
suspected narco packets and other huge quantity of war like stores recovered from slain militant group in Machal sector along line of control in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on friday.
As per the statement, that reads during the intervening night of 22/23 June, alert troops of Indian Army detected suspicious movement in general area Kala Jungle along the Line of Control in Machhal Sector.
Ambushes were sited and tracking of the terrorist movement was carried out during the night. At around 0430 hours four terrorists were observed crossing the line of control from Pakistan. They were engaged upon coming in effective range by the Ambush parties.
It further reads that Intense fire fight ensued resulting in elimination of all four terrorists without any harm to own troops.
Meanwhile, nine AK series rifles, three pistol, four grenades, two hundred eighty-eight AK and pistol rounds, fifty-five suspected narco packets and other huge quantity of war like stores were recovered.
The recovery of large amount of War Like Stores including substantial narcotics material to be used for terror funding indicates the vicious plan of Pakistan by utilising the terrorists to derail the existing peace in Kashmir Valley. This successful operation is a big blow to the Narco funding & terror plans of the terrorists.
Operation in progress. Extensive search of the area being carried out.(CNI)