The security forces foiled an infiltration bid in the Tangdhar sector of North Kashmir’s Kupwara district and has recovered arms, ammunition and drugs left behind by the infiltrators, the Jammu and Kashmir police informed on Friday. According to the police, 7 Rashtriya Rifles and 87 battalions of Border Security Force (BSF) were part of the operation along with the police.
Kashmir Zone Police took to Twitter to inform about the infiltration bid. “Kupwara Police along with 7RR and 87Bn BSF foiled infiltration bid at Tangdhar area. Recovered arms, ammunition, and drugs left behind by the infiltrators,” Kashmir Zone Police tweeted.
The arms and ammunition recovered include one AK-47, one pistol, and two grenades. As many as six packets of Heroin drug with a market value of around Rs 30 crores were also recovered, it said. Meanwhile, one unidentified terrorist was killed by security forces in an encounter that broke out in the Hanjipora area of Shopian in Jammu and Kashmir earlier in the day. Kashmir Zone Police said that the operation is still in progress.