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Cross-LoC smuggling bid foiled in Kupwara

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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.

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