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Arms, ammunition recovered from vehicle in J-K; 2 arrested

Two persons were arrested after security forces recovered some arms and ammunition from a passenger vehicle on Srinagar-Baramulla national highway, a police spokesman said on Friday.

india Updated: Sep 18, 2009 16:42 IST

Two persons were arrested after security forces recovered some arms and ammunition from a passenger vehicle on Srinagar-Baramulla national highway, a police spokesman said on Friday.

Acting on a tip off, Rashtriya Rifles' troops and CRPF conducted vehicle checking at Hamrey-Pattan, about 30 kms from Srinagar, in Baramulla district last evening, and recovered an Under Barrel Grenade Launcher (UBGL), three hand grenades, an AK magazine and 510 rounds of ammunition from a sport utility vehicle (SUV), the spokesman said.

The driver Javid Ahmad Najar and conductor Mohammad Shafi on the vehicle were arrested and a case was registered against them.