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Police says arms, heroin recovered during search operation near LoC in Kupwara

Armed forces have recovered a cache of arms and drugs in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara district, police said on Thursday.

A cordon-and-search operation was carried out at Hajitara Taad in the Karnah area near the Line of Control on Wednesday, a police official said.

He said during the search, a cache of arms and ammunition, and one kilogram of heroin worth crores of rupees were found.

The recoveries include 15 hand grenades, five pistols, 150 pistol rounds and three detonators, the official said.

Although a case was registered under relevant sections of the law, no arrests have been made so far, he added.

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