Chinese made ammunition recovered in Poonch

June 4th, 2009 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI  

Poonch (J-K), June 4 (ANI): Security personnel recover at least 4,500 rounds of AK-47 ammunition from a militant hideout near Line of Control in Poonch region of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday.

Acting on a tip-off, the personnel of Special Operation Group (SOG) and 40 Rashtriya Rifles launched a search operation in Mandi area of the district and busted a militant hideout recovering six boxes of ammunitions buried underground.

“We have recovered this near LoC . Six boxes of AK-47 rounds were buried under ground. Approximately 4,500 rounds have been recovered by security personnel,” said Javed Iqbal Mir, Senior Superintendent of Police, Poonch.

Police said that the recovered ammunition bore the stamp of ‘Made in China’.This is the third seizure within four-days as earlier on Tuesday and Sunday, the Rashtriya Rifles had busted hideouts in the Poonch region. (ANI)

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