The Jammu and Kashmir state police and army troops in a joint operation unearthed a large cache of arms and ammunition from a location close to the Line of Control (LoC) with Pakistan in Poonch district Saturday evening.
Based on specific intelligence inputs about cache, a joint search operation was launched by the army and Jammu and Kashmir Police in Sabra Nala of Mendhar, Poonch district , Saturday afternoon, the spokesman said. The area is 230 km northwest of Jammu.
A large quantity of weapons, ammunition and magazines were seized, among them were two AK 47 rifles with plastic magazine, one 7 mm caliber weapon with magazine, one bolt action rifle, three 7mm pistols with .30 calibre magazine, one 7.65mm pistol with magazine, one under barrel grenade launcher (UBGL), five magazines of AK 47, 1019 rounds ammunition of AK 47, two magazine of .
30 calibre pistol, four rounds ammunition of 7.65 calibre pistol, one Arges grenade, besides six radio sets and two mobile phones.
The spokesman described the recovery as a major blow to efforts of revival of terrorism in the state.
By evening, security forces recovered a war like store from a hideout.
A defence spokesman in Jammu said the cache was a war like store .