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  • "Recovered arms, ammunitions and drugs left behind by the infiltrators including one AK 47, one Pistol, two grenades and other ammunition and six packets of Heroin."
  • The gunbattle between terrorists and security forces took place after a joint team of the police and the army cordoned off the area. One militant was gunned down by the security forces.

Srinagar: An infiltration bid has been foiled along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district and a large quantity of arms and ammunition and six packets of heroin recovered, officials said on Friday.

Police said it was a joint operation along with army's 7 RR and 87 Bn of the BSF that foiled the infiltration bid at Tangdhar area.

The large cache of arms included one AK 47 rifle, one pistol and two grenades.

"Recovered arms, ammunitions and drugs left behind by the infiltrators including one AK 47, one Pistol, two grenades and other ammunition and six packets of Heroin (market value approx Rs 30 Crs)," police said.

Kashmir Encounter: Militant Gunned Down By Security Forces 

Meanwhile, one terrorist was killed in an ongoing encounter between terrorists and security forces in South Kashmir's Shopian district on Friday, officials said.

"One unidentified terrorist killed. Operation in progress," police said about the gunfight taking place in Hanjipora area.

The gunbattle between terrorists and security forces took place after a joint team of the police and the army cordoned off the area and launched a search operation on the basis of specific information about presence of militants.

As the security forces zeroed in on the spot where terrorists were hiding they came under a heavy volume of fire triggering the encounter.

2nd Terrorist Surrenders With AK Rifle

One terrorist surrendered with an AK rifle during an encounter between militants and security forces in the Hanjipora area in south Kashmir's Shopian district on Friday, officials said.

"The second terrorist of proscribed outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) surrendered along with an AK 56 rifle during the encounter. Search is still going on," the police said.

The firefight between LeT terrorists and security forces took place after a joint team of the police and the army cordoned off the area and launched a search operation on the basis of specific information about the presence of terrorists.

As the security forces zeroed in on the spot where the terrorists were hiding, they came under a heavy volume of fire that triggered the encounter.

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