Srinagar: The security forces on Sunday claimed to have recovered arms, ammunition and suspected explosive material from a residential house during a cordon and search operation in Machama area of Tral in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district.
A top official told that joint CASO along with Army 42 RR and CRPF 180 Bn was launched in the house of one Mohammad Amin Malik, a resident of Nagbal Machama.
He said that Malik was an ex-terrorist and was released in 2004
The official said that during search operation forces recovered one binocular, one 12 bore rifle (unlicensed), 10 rounds of 12 bore, suspected explosive materials (Gun powder approx 50 gms, bleaching powder like substance-about 1 kg, iron/steal ball bearings-approx 250- 300gms), 9 feature mobile phones, one combat pouch and one weapon sling.
He said that a case under relevant sections of law has been registered and further investigation has been taken up.