November 09, 2020
“Army busted a terrorist hideout today in the Poonch district of J&k and recovered the hoarded arms and ammunition”, sources said.
A joint search operation was launched by the SoG of the Jammu and Kashmir Police and the 10 Assam Rifles of the Army in the general area of Kirni sectors which was based on the specific information they had received before.
Senior Superintendent of Police, Poonch, Ramesh Angral said, “During the search, officers found out a huge bag carrying arms and ammunition and was hidden under boulders near the Line of Control. The bag included AK-56 rifles, 4 AK magazines, 141 AK rounds, two AGL grenades, two hand-grenades, diaries, one camel bag besides AK accessories, and one rucksack.
Angral added, the further investigation in this revealed that the consignment was for smuggling all these arms and ammunition into the Kashmir Valley for Lashkar-e Toiba terrorists.
He further added that an FIR is registered in police station Poonch in this regard and further probe is underway.
This operation was conducted under the supervision of Deputy Superintendent of Police, Poonch, Manish Sharma, and the 10 Assam Rifles.