Pulwama: Seven 51-MM mortar shells and 260 Pika rounds were recovered in Tral area south Kashmir’s Pulwama district, officials said.
“Based on credible input, a joint team of Police, 42RR and CRPF 180BN launched a search operation in Nawdal Tral area of Awantipora,” a police spokesman said.
“During search operation, huge cache of explosive material and ammunition including seven 51-MM mortar shells, 260 Pika rounds and other incriminating materials were recovered which were kept hidden underground by the (militants),” he said.
Accordingly, he said, a case vide FIR No. 87/2021 under relevant sections of law stands registered at Police Station Tral and further investigation is in progress. (GNS)