Security forces seize huge cache of arms in Jammu and Kashmir

June 9th, 2009 - 9:31 pm ICT by ANI  

Poonch (Jammu and Kashmir), June 9 (ANI): Security forces on Tuesday busted a militant hideout in Poonch and seized a huge cache of arms and ammunition.

Acting on a tip off, the security forces launched a search operation and busted the hideout. The arms were just brought into the country from across the border, police said.

“It is a war like recovery for the security forces. We consider it as a big success as it was busted on time,” said Javed Iqbal Mir, senior superintendent of police (operations), Poonch.

Ninety-six rolls of sniper ammunitions, seventy rounds of ammunitions and five magazines of AK 47, three radio sets with antenna are some of the ammunitions seized during the operation.

Earlier, security forces had made similar recoveries in the region on May 31 and June 02, but had failed to nab any militants. (ANI)

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