J&K

Weapon smuggling bid foiled in Keran sector of Kupwara: Army

Army on Saturday claimed to have foiled the weapon smuggling at Kishanganga river along the line of control (LoC) at Keran sector in north Kashmir’s district and recovered a huge quantity of arms and ammunition, reported a local news agency, Kashmir News Observer (KNO).

Unidentified officials told the agency that the army noticed the movement of two to three men who were transporting some items in a tube through Kishanganga river and with timely action the weapon smuggling bid was foiled by alert troops.

The timely action of alert forces have foiled another smmugle of war like store successfully, the defence sources told KNO.

They said that after the timely action troops reached the spot and recovered huge amount of war-like store that include, 4 AK 47 Rifles, 8 Magazines, and 240 rounds.

It a may be recalled that the army earlier claimed a number of catches in forward areas in Uri and stated that the weapons dumped close to LoC are meant for the militancy related activities in the valley and the militants are without proper weapons and are desperate to avail some but all such attempts will be made in future will be foiled—(KNO)

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