Cross-LoC smuggling bid foiled in Kupwara
Srinagar: Security forces on Saturday foiled an attempt to smuggle weapons into Kashmir from across the Line of Control in Kupwara district and seized a huge cache of arms and ammunition, police said.
Acting upon specific information regarding weapon smuggling, a search operation was conducted by the local police and the Army in Jabdi area of Tangdhar area, near the Line of Control, a police spokesman said.
Three AK-47 rifles with six magazines and four pistols with nine magazines were recovered during the search operation, he said.
While no arrest has been made so far, the spokesman said a case under relevant sections of law has been registered at Karnah Police Station and further investigation taken up.