Pak bid to smuggle AK-74 rifles into Kashmir foiled by Army

Published: 10 October, 2020 12:49 IST | IANS | Srinagar

"The Army noticed 2-3 men sending something in a tube tied to a rope across the Kishanganga river. Troops immediately reached the spot and seized four AK-74 rifles, eight magazines and 240 rounds," said an Army official.

Four AK 74 rifles, eight magazines, 240 rounds were recovered. Pic/ ANI.
Four AK 74 rifles, eight magazines, 240 rounds were recovered. Pic/ ANI.

The Army has foiled an attempt by terrorists from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir to smuggle weapons into India and seized arms and ammunition on the LoC in Karen Sector, officials said on Saturday.

"The Army noticed 2-3 men sending something in a tube tied to a rope across the Kishanganga river. Troops immediately reached the spot and seized four AK-74 rifles, eight magazines and 240 rounds," said an Army official. 

The Army said that the area has been cordoned off and search was in progress.

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