Kupwara (Jammu and Kashmir), Feb.26 ANI | 9 months ago

The Indian Army has recovered a huge quantiry of arms and ammunition after killing seven militants in an encounter in a forested area of Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara District.

Major General S.K. Saini, , General Officer Commanding (GOC) Kilo Force, said: "In the ensuing fire fight, seven terrorists have been killed so far, and a large quantity of arms and ammunitions including seven AK series weapon, has been recovered."

On specific information, 18 Rashtriya Rifles and Special Operation Group of Jammu and Kashmir Police launched a cordon and search operation in Dardpora forests of Lolab, Major General Saini added.

He further said: "As far as the identity and tanzim (outfit) of the killed terrorists is concerned, the documents which have been recovered from them indicate that there were from Lashkar-e-Taiba."

The Kashmir region has witnessed numerous militant attacks, insurgency and infiltration attempts from across the border in the last two decades.

(Posted on 26-02-2014)

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