Army recovers arms and ammunition from killed militants in Kashmir | india | Hindustan Times
Today in New Delhi, India
Jul 23, 2017-Sunday
-°C
New Delhi
  • Humidity
    -
  • Wind
    -

Army recovers arms and ammunition from killed militants in Kashmir

The Indian Army has recovered a huge quantiry of arms and ammunition after killing seven militants in an encounter in a foreste area of Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district.

india Updated: Feb 26, 2014 17:13 IST
ANI

The Indian Army has recovered a huge quantiry of arms and ammunition after killing seven militants in an encounter in a foreste area of Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district.


Major general SK Saini, General Officer Commanding (GOC) Kilo Force, said: "In the ensuing fire fight, seven terrorists have been killed so far, and a large quantity of arms and ammunitions including 7 AK series weapon, has been recovered."

On specific information, 18 Rashtriya Rifles and Special Operation Group of Jammu and Kashmir police launched the search operation in Dardpora forests of Lolab, major general Saini said.

He further said: "As far as the identity and tanzim of the killed terrorists is concerned, the documents which have been recovered from them indicate that there were from Lashkar-e-Taiba."

The Kashmir region has witnessed numerous militant attacks, insurgency and infiltration attempts from across the border in the last two decades.