Reasi: The government forces on Thursday claimed to have recovered cache of arms including war-like stores in Makhidhar forest area of Reasi in Jammu region.
Quoting an unnamed police spokesperson, KNT reported, that “government forces received an input from reliable sources regarding suspicious activity in the remote and dense forests of Makkhidar in Reasi District.”
“These warlike stores were spread over large area in remote uninhabited forest. Persistent and coordinated efforts of joint search by Indian Army and Jammu Kashmir Police duly supported by local intelligence units led to the unearthing of huge cache of weapons and war like stores.”, the spokesperson said.
“The recovered arms included AK-47 rifles, SLR Rifle, 303 Rifle, 2 Pistols with magazines, ammunition, 4 UBGL grenades and an entire box of AK 47 ammunition and radio sets.”
The official said “that militants are in acute shortage of weapons and are desperate to disrupt the peace in the region.” (KNT)
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