J&K: Weapons, bombs seized by Army and Special Operations Group of Police :- Srinagar: On Saturday in a great success, Special Operations Group (SoG) of Police and Army seized a huge cache of arms and ammunition including 4 weapons and as many mortar bombs, in Poonch district, Jammu and Kashmir.
An army officer said that a party of 16 Rastriya Rifles of army and SOG conducted a search operation in general area in Chamrer forest in Surankote belt of Poonch district. During the search operation, the troops busted a natural hideout in which a large cache of arms, ammunition and other warlike stores was recovered.
He said that the recovery includes two AK 56 Rifles, two RPGs, two 9 mm pistols, 302 rounds and 10 magazines of AK 56, four Chinese hand grenades, three rounds and two magazines of 9 mm pistol, 88 rounds of Light Machine Gun, twelve rounds of sniper rifle, three anti-tank rifle grenades and 4 mortar bombs.
As per the officer that the area has been sanitised and is being continuously monitored.
This was the part of a number of intensive search operations in the area. The search operations have been launched over the last 4-5 days in the areas of Thanamandi, Mandi, Mendhar, Surankot, and Rajouri and in the forest to track.