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Recovery of huge cache of ammunition at Haphruda forest

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Srinagar: In a joint operation, the Indian Army along with Jammu and Kashmir Police (J&KP) Handwara, based on reliable input, carried out a specific jungle search in Haphruda forest in North Kupwara district early Thursday morning.

The search resulted in the recovery of a huge cache of ammunition, that is 720 rounds of 7.62 mm (most likely of Chinese origin), 05 rounds of RPGs, 09 booster tubes of RPG and 10 x UBGL Grenades (most likely of Russian origin).

The ammunition was concealed in two locs in the jungle area with adequate packaging. In-fact few of the ammunition has been found in sealed packages.

A thorough jungle search was launched by Haphruda COB and J&KP Handwara personnel in the general area of Haphruda forest for any more caches of arms/ammunition or for any hideout.

Aadil Akbar
Aadil Akbar
Special Correspondent (Jammu and Kashmir) - The author is a young journalist working in the field since the past 6 years. He has covered politics and human interest stories including war-like situation the Kashmir valley.


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