Huge Cache Of Arms Seized In Kathua: Army

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JAMMU —  The Army Saturday said they have seized of a huge cache of arms and ammunition in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir. 

Two AK assault rifles, a hand grenade, four magazines with 256 rounds and 59 rounds of sniper ammunition were seized during a joint operation by the Army and local police in the Billawar block early Saturday, a defence spokesman said. 

He said the security forces conducted the operation after receiving inputs from military intelligence and this recovery has averted a major terrorists strike planned in the Jammu region .

Defence sources said the arms and ammunition were wrapped in a polythene bag and dumped in an isolated area in a village for later use.
 

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