IEDs, guns, grenades recovered from Doda, Rajouri
Security forces today seized a cache of arms and ammunition including two Improvised Explosive Devices in Rajouri and Doda districts of Jammu and Kashmir.india Updated: Aug 15, 2010 16:20 IST
Security forces on Sunday seized a cache of arms and ammunition including two Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) in Rajouri and Doda districts of Jammu and Kashmir.
Acting on an information about movement of some militants planning to trigger blasts, Rastriya Rifles (RR) troops, Territorial Army and police launched a search operation in Larkoti area of district early today, police sources said.
During the search, they recovered IED weighing 20 kg kept inside a metal container, 162 rounds of ammunition of AK rifle, two UBGL grenades, four Pika rounds, two AK-56 magazines, one pistol magazine, three rounds of sniper rifle, four magazines of AK-47 rifle, one Lashker-e-Taiba letter head and miscellaneous items, they said.
However, the militants had escaped from the spot, they said adding that the ultras were planning to trigger blasts on Independence day.
First Published: Aug 15, 2010 16:17 IST