Reasi: Indian Army and Jammu Kashmir Police in a joint operation on Wednesday night seized huge quantity of arms and ammunition in Mahore’s Makkhidhar forest of Reasi District.
The operation was launched on Wednesday evening following reliable information regarding suspicious activity in the remote and dense forests. The seized warlike stores were spread over large area, sources said. Persistent and coordinated efforts of joint search by Army troops and police personnel, duly supported by local intelligence units, led to successful unearthing of huge cache of weapons and war like stores.
These include one AK 47 rufle, one SLR, one 303 Bolt Rifle, two Chinese Pistols along with magazines and ammunition, two radio sets with antenna, a sealed box of AK ammunition and four UBGL grenades.
Terrorists are in acute shortage of weapons and are desperate to try and disrupt peace and development being embraced by the people of the region after an extremely successful DDC election process, an army spokesman said.
This comes immediately few days after security forces recovered war like stores in Jammu bus stand. Pakistan is continuously trying to push terrorists into this side of the border.
In past few months the close coordination and synergy between Indian Army, JKP and intelligence agencies have successfully unearthed several caches of war like stores and broken network of Over ground Workers of Pakistan-sponsored terrorists of Laskar e Taiba & HUM in the hinterlands South of Pir Panjal Ranges.The Army Spokesperson said that a “huge cache of arms and warlike stores were recovered from the hinterlands of South of Pir Panjal Ranges of Reasi District”.
Reasi district has had the highest polling percentage of more than 80 percent during this DDC elections setting a record for the country. The people of Jammu and Kashmir have seen through the sinister design and narrative of Pakistan to try and infect the scrouge of violence and disrupt growth and development being embraced by the youth of Jammu and Kashmir.