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Arms, ammunition recovered in J&K

A huge cache of arms and ammunition have been recovered by the army in two separate incidents from Poonch district.

india Updated: Feb 18, 2007 14:36 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
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A huge cache of arms and ammunition have been recovered by the army in two separate incidents from Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Acting on a tip off, army troops recovered one universal machine gun, 48 rounds of 7.26 snipper rifle, 60 rounds of 60 mm rifle grenade, 175 AK rounds, one rifle grenade and one wireless set from Mahari Mohalla area of Surankote tehsil in the districtonSaturdaynight, officials said on Sunday.

In another incident, troops recovered two grenades and a dicta phone from the forest area of Surankote tehsil in the district, they said.

First Published: Feb 18, 2007 14:36 IST