Cache of arms seized in West Midnapore

The haul comprised one INSAS rifle, one AK 47 rifle, 18 other rifles, 15 indigenous pistols and 200 live cartridges.

Midnapore: In continued arms haul in
West Bengal, a large cache of arms was seized by the police
from under a mound of hay near a CPI-M party office at
Enayatpur, about 5 km from West Midnapore district head
quarter town on Sunday.

The haul comprised one INSAS rifle, one AK 47 rifle, 18
other rifles, 15 indigenous pistols and 200 live cartridges,
the police said.

The arms were first spotted by the villagers, who
informed the police.

Three days ago 17 rifles were seized from the same party
office, the police added.

In another incident, two six-shooter pistols were
recovered at Kharagpur, the police added.

Altogether 45 abandoned firearms were seized from two
places and 11 people injured in a clash between Trinamool
Congress and CPI-M in the district on Friday.

PTI

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