Army seizes arms, ammunition in Kathua, averts major terror-attack
The Army today said they have averted a major terror attack with the seizure 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 Army and local police in the Billawar block, a defense spokesman said.
Weapons, when recovered, were found wrapped in a polythene bag
The defense spokesperson further said that the security forces had conducted the operation after receiving inputs from military intelligence and this recovery has averted a major terrorists' strike planned in the Jammu region. Defense sources said the arms and ammunition were wrapped in a polythene bag, and dumped in an isolated area in a village for later use.