Arms, ammo recovered at Poonch encounter site: Police

Poonch, Oct 26 : The ongoing Bhata-Dhurian encounter in Poonch district Tuesday entered into 12th straight day even as security forces claimed to have recovered arms and ammunition from the encounter site.

In an official statement,  the police said that some arms and ammunition have been recovered during searches in the encounter area of Bhata-Dhurian in Poonch

“In the ongoing anti-militancy operation at Bhata Dhurian, Nar forests of Mendhar sub division of Poonch district, Army and Police recovered arms and ammunition from the encounter site,” SSP Poonch, Dr. Vinod Kumar said in an official statement.

He said that the recovery includes one Ak-47 (underfold) with magazine, 29 AK rounds, two grenades, four biscuit packets, Sling, Socks, T-shirt full sleeve, Reebok jacket, Blankets, Tiffins, two pair of shoe and one single shoe, two detonators and two syringes.

The officials said that recoveries were made on the 12th day of the ongoing encounter with no causalities to militants so far. kno

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