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Massive arms recovery in J&K

By Josy Joseph in New Delhi
August 19, 2003 19:44 IST
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The Indian Army on Tuesday recovered a massive amount of arms and ammunitions in Jammu and Kashmir.

An army spokesman said it was one of the biggest recoveries in recent times.

The recovery was made after the army searched Katranki Gali area of Tangdhar sector in northern Kashmir.

Among the recovered items were two AK-47 rifles, three AK-56 rifles, two AK-single shot, one bolt action rifle, three UBGL, four Chinese pistols, three revolvers, two flame throwers, three disposable Rocket Launchers, 10,115 rounds AK ammunition, six artillery bombs, 440 rounds of sniper ammunition, 20 rounds revolver ammunition, 14 AK magazines and 124 rounds of pistol ammunition.

There was also fourteen 60 mm bombs, 17 rockets, 161 grenades, 80 electric detonators, 45 hand grenades, two anti-tank mines and one binocular.

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Josy Joseph in New Delhi