'Arms, ammunition seized in Poonch'

Arms recovered from lorry engaged in cross-LoC trade

Security forces Sunday recovered a cache of arms and ammunition near the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, a police officer said.

This was the third round of recovery of arms and ammunition in the district following the busting of a three-member module of Jammu and Kashmir Gazanvi Force.

Poonch Senior Superintendent of Police Ramesh Angral said the fresh recovery has been made during a search and cordon operation from Dabbi village along the LoC in Balakote sector. The recovery includes one pistol, three magazines, 35 bullets and five hand grenades, he said.