Jammu & Kashmir, Poonch, Nov 09: Security forces Monday recovered a large quantity of arms and ammunition during a search operation near LoC in Poonch district of the Union Territory. On a specific input, J&K police in a joint search operation and army in general area of Kirni area of Poonch near LoC during the intervening night of November 8/9.
During search operation a bag full of arms and ammunition hidden under boulders was found near LoC carrying 4 AK 56, 4 AK magazines, 141 AK rounds, 2 AGL grenades, 2 Hand grenade, 20 Islamic Diaries, 1 Camel bag and 1 AK accessories and ruck sack.
Initial investigation reveals that this consignment of arms and ammunition was to be smuggled to Kashmir valley to activate more militant related actions by Lashkar-e-Tobia militants. An FIR has been registered in police station Poonch and further details if any will be shared during investigation of the case,” the officials said.