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Arms, ammunition, drugs recovered in Kupwara

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Srinagar: Security forces have recovered a cache of arms and drugs in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district, police said on Thursday.

A cordon-and-search operation was carried out at Hajitara Taad in the Karnah area near the Line of Control on Wednesday, a police official said.

He said during the search, a cache of arms and ammunition, and one kilogram of heroin worth crores of rupees were found.

The recoveries include 15 hand-grenades, five pistols, 150 pistol rounds and three detonators, the official said.

Although a case was registered under relevant sections of the law, no arrests have been made so far, he added.

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