Weapons’ cache recovered during search operation in J&K’s Poonch

Security forces recovered a cache of arms and ammunition during a search operation in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said on Monday.

“Based on specific input by police, a joint search operation was launched by SOG poonch and 10 ASSAM in the general area of kirni in the jurisdiction of police station Poonch in the intervening night of 8/9 November,” said a spokesman.

He said during the search operation a bag full of arms and ammunition hidden under boulders was found near the Line of Control.

The cache included four AK 56 rifles, 4 AK magazines, 141 AK rounds, two AGL grenades and as many hand grenades, said the official.

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