Two persons were arrested along with arms and ammunition including M4 US carbine and an AK rifle by joint forces near Jawahar tunnel in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district late last night, reported a local news agency, Global News Service (GNS), quoting unidentified official sources.
The official said the joint forces intercepted a truck (JK22B-1737), coming from Samba district, near Jawahar Tunnel and recovered one AK rifle with two magazines, one M4 US Carbine with three magazines, six Chinese pistols with twelve magazines.
Confirming it, a senior police officer told GNS that two persons onboard the truck have been arrested and their interrogation was going on.
The officer identified the duo as Bilal Ahmad son of Ghulam Muhammad Kuttey and Shahnwaz Ahmad Mir son of Zahoor Ahmad Mir, both residents of Shopian.
Besides, the officer said at least three more persons were detained on the lead of Kashmir police from the Ramban district in connection with the incident. “The investigations are underway and further details would be shared later,” the officer added. (GNS)