26.1 C
Thursday, February 29, 2024

Attempted infiltration foiled in Uri


Share post:


Srinagar: The army and police foiled an attempted infiltration and smuggling of arms through the Line of Control (LoC) in Uri sector in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla district and seized weapons and suspected drugs, police said on Friday.

They said a joint operation was launched on Friday morning by the army’s 8 RR and the police following a tip about possible infiltration and smuggling of arms and contraband in Rewand nallah area in Uri.

A police statement said during a cordon and a search operation, two AK-74 rifles with two magazines and 117 ammunition rounds, two Chinese pistols with two magazines and 10 sealed packets of suspected contraband were found.

Related articles

Matter of using Maharashtra CM’s Forged signature is serious: Pawar

Mumbai: Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar on Thursday assured the Legislative Assembly that strict action will be taken...

Police attach ‘illegal property’ of drug peddler in J&K’s Baramulla

Srinagar: Police on Thursday attached the “illegal property” of a drug peddler in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla district. Police...

Centre-States food secretaries meet on procurement of wheat, paddy

New Delhi: The Government has held discussions with the State Food Secretaries and decided to procure up to...

Airtel strengthens its retail footprint in Mysuru, Mangaluru

Bengaluru: Bharti Airtel, one of India's leading telecommunications service providers on Thursday announced that it has launched four...