Kathua terror attack: J&K Police recover Pakistan-made chocolates, arms and ammunition from slain militants

Kathua terror attack: Jammu and Kashmir Police recover several rounds of Pakistan-made magazines, live grenades, medicines and chocolates, besides weapons, from the possession of two slain terrorists who attacked a village in Kathua district on Tuesday.

Written By Deepak Upadhyay
First Published12 Jun 2024, 08:26 PM IST
Kathua terror attack: Arms and ammunition recovered from slain terrorists in Kathua
Kathua terror attack: Arms and ammunition recovered from slain terrorists in Kathua

The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Wednesday said that several rounds of Pakistan-made magazines, live grenades, medicines and chocolates, besides weapons, have been recovered from the possession of two slain terrorists who attacked a village in Kathua district on Tuesday.

The police said they recovered three magazines containing 30 rounds, one magazine having 24 rounds, 75 rounds in separate polythene and three live grenades from the slain terrorists.

They also recovered 1 lakh currency (200 notes of 500 denomination), Pakistan-made chocolates, dry chana and stale chapatis.

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Police said the slain terrorists were also having medicines, pain-killer injections, and a syringe, which were all manufactured in Pakistan.

The slain terrorists also had two packs of A4 batteries, one handset wrapped in tape with an antenna and two wires hanging from this handset to communicate with their handlers. One M4 carbine and one Ak 47 were also recovered from them, the J&K police said. 

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A gunfight had broken out between security forces and terrorists in the Hira Nagar area of Kathua district on Tuesday evening. Later on Wednesday, the two terrorists were neutralised, and a search operation was launched.

"Two terrorists have been neutralised, and a search operation is underway in the area," ADGP Jammu Anand Jain told reporters on Wednesday.

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"A new infiltrative group has emerged in the region, and there are chances that more terrorists are hiding in the area. A search operation is still underway, and we have cordoned off the area. More details on the incident will be conveyed later," he added, reported PTI.

It was a joint operation by Army, Jammu and Kashmir police and CRPF personnel, the officer said.

Security forces neutralised one terrorist, and a civilian was injured during an operation in Hiranagar tehsil of Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday, officials said.

 

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First Published:12 Jun 2024, 08:26 PM IST
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