Srinagar: Foiling militants attempt to create trouble in the Valley, security forces on Tuesday recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunition from Sopore village. This is the third major seizure of arms and ammunition in the month of May.

Defence spokesman Lt Col JS Brar said, “A 52 members united task force of Rashtriya Rifles (RR) and the Special Operations Group (SOG) carried out a search operation.”

Six AK-47 rifles, 13 pistols,  one under-barrel grenade launcher (UBGL), 17  UBGL grenades, 10 grenades, 1900 cartridges of assault rifles and a lot of ammunition was recovered during a search operation.
Had the ammunition gone into wrong hands, crowded place, innocent people and important installation would have become the target.

 

(JPN/Bureau)