Ahead of I-Day, major tragedy averted as BSF seize arms, ammunition in Poonch


Jammu: BSF on Monday averted a big terrorist activity before Independence day by seizing a huge cache of srms and ammunitions from a hideout in Poonch area of Jammu and Kashmir.

On a specific input, a joint operation was launched by BSF with RR and SOG Poonch in the forest area at Village Sangad in Mankot tehsil of Poonch district.

During the operation, search parties seized two AK 47 Rifles along with four magazines and 257 rounds, one Chinese pistol along with ten magazines, 68 rounds of 9 mm ammunition and 23 rounds of 7.65 mm ammunition, one wireless set, four Chinese grenades, four (non-electric) detonators, nine (electric type) detonators, 15 fuse detonators of Chinese grenades with levers, 16 mts of cordex wire, two mobile phones, 12 battery mobile chargers and two 9V battery.