Baramulla, July 25: The army on Saturday claimed to have recovered a Dragon Sniper Rifle with magazine besides other arms and ammunition at Gulmarg sector in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.
Defence Spokesman in Srinagar Colonel Rajesh Kalia told news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that a Dragon Sniper its magazine and 194 AK-47 rounds , 10 Rifle Grenades and two IED Circuits were recovered in Marpathri, upper reaches of Gulamarg in Baramulla district.
He said that a search operation was launched in the morning following credible inputs regarding presence of arms cache in the forest area. Police sources said that a case has been registered in this regard in Police Station Gulamarg. Today’s arms and ammunition recovery comes just two days after army recovered a huge arms cache in Hathlangoo area of Uri in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.
Army’s Srinagar-based Chinar-Corps had said in a tweet that an input was received regarding weapon drop near LoC and a search operation was launched after that. The recovered items included one AK-47 rifle with magazines, five Chinese pistols with magazines, 24 grenades and other warlike stores—(KNO)