DRI, Army seize huge cache of arms, ammunition of Chinese markings in Jammu

By: PTI | New Delhi | Published: November 14, 2018 9:13:57 pm

A huge cache of explosives, arms, ammunitions & narcotic drugs was seized from Gigrial village in Akhnoor region. (Source: Twitter/ANI)

The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) in a coordinated effort with the Indian Army has seized a huge cache of arms and explosives bearing Chinese markings from a village in Jammu, according to an official statement issued Wednesday. A suspected Pakistani national was killed in the operation carried out Tuesday, it said.

The seized arms and explosives include one AK-56 rifle, 15 hand grenades, five pistols with distinct Chinese markings along with 60 rounds of ammunition, 12 detonators of Improvised Explosive Device (IED) and 234 rounds of ammunition from a forward area in Gigrial village of Akhnoor region in Jammu, the statement issued by the DRI said.

“The arms and ammunition bear distinct Chinese markings and were being smuggled into India from Pakistan across the international boundary,” it said.

The DRI had developed specific intelligence that some intruders from Pakistani side will attempt to infiltrate into India from a specific location at the international border in the intervening night of November 12 and 13, the statement said.

This specific…

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