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Cache of arms, ammunition recovered in Kupwara

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Srinagar: In a joint search operation at Cheramunji near Magam forest of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district, security forces on Wednesday recovered a cache of arms and ammunition and other war-like stores.

“In a joint search operation today at Cheramunji near Magam, Kupwara, Army and Jammu & Kashmir Police have achieved a major breakthrough against the terrorist activities, resulting in a significant recovery of ammunition and warlike stores,” army spokesperson said.

He said the operation was a result of human intelligence received from a reliable source. “A meticulous operation of search and destroy was launched based on the input which resulted in the recovery of nine UBGL shells, four IED receivers, 30 commercial grade detonators housed in their original factory packaging, 138 rounds of AK-47, a loaded magazine of sniper rifle, blank rounds of AK-47 and four magazines of 9mm pistol,” he said.

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