Huge cache of arms seized in Doda
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Last Updated: Saturday, February 04, 2012, 21:09
Jammu: Security forces on Saturday busted a militant hideout and seized huge cache of arms and ammunitions in Doda district, a senior Army officer said.

Five rifles, five kg RDX and 1,400 rounds of ammunition were recovered in a joint operation launched by 10 Rashtriya Rifles and state police in Mansu Nallah belt of Dessa area, the officer said.

The recovery from the hideout included one sniper rifle with three magazines and 37 rounds, one carbine with one magazine and five rounds, one SLR with 104 rounds, one binocular, two local made revolvers.

In addition, one Under Barrel Grenade Launcher, 25 grenades of UBGL, 1,356 rounds of AK-47 ammunition, four radio sets, 15 Chinese grenades, 8 rounds of RPG, five kg RDX, one battery for IED mechanism, 23 detonators, 40 sticks of gelatin and 9 rounds of 60mm Mortar ammunition were also recovered in the raid, he added.

This is one of the biggest recoveries of arms and ammunition in recent times, the officer said.


First Published: Saturday, February 04, 2012, 21:09

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