Cache of ammunition recovered during search operation in J&K’s Doda

Srinagar:Army and the Jammu and Kashmir police on Friday claimed to have recovered a cache of ammunition during a search operation in Bhaleesa area of Doda district in Jammu and Kashmir last night.

Reports quoting Army spokesperson said that acting on inputs about the presence of firearms and possible movement of suspects, soldiers of RR from Gandoh along with sleuths of Police from Police station Gandoh launched a joint operation in Chilli-Balla area late last night.

“During the search operation of Dhoks and houses, at the first light on Friday, a cache was busted and arms and ammunition was recovered from the cowshed of a house owned by Abbas Ahmed of Chilli-Balla,” he said.

The spokesman added that during search of the cowshed 64 live rounds of AK-47, one round of SLR, one Motorola radio set, Batteries, beside parts of AK-47 and 12-bore gun have been recovered.

A case under section 7/25 of Arms Act has been registered at Police Station Gandoh and further investigation is on, said the spokesman.

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