Srinagar: The security forces on Friday claimed to have foiled an infiltration and smuggling bid of arms and drugs along the Line of Control in Uri area of North Kashmir’s Baramulla district.
In a statement, issued to the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), a spokesperson said that a joint team of police and army launched a cordon and search operation in Rewand Nallah in Kamalkote area of Uri.
The statement reads there were indications of initiation of early warning system installed by Army and some fires were also spotted.
“Further search led to the recovery of arms and ammunition including 2 AK-74 Rifles, 02 AK Magazine, 117 rounds, 2 Pistols and 2 pistol magazines and 10 packets of suspected contraband,” it reads.
It further reads a case under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Uri and investigation had been set in motion—(KNO)