19 grenades recovered in Pune (Photo: ANI)
Srinagar: Security forces have foiled a major terror plot in Jammu and Kashmir’s Punch district. Security forces 19 hand grenades were recovered from the terrorists’ hideout. On Sunday, the army and police conducted a blockade and search operation in the area, they found 19 grenades from Fagla in Punch district. At the same time, security forces have foiled a major plot to carry out terrorist attacks. “A joint effort by security forces and police on Sunday morning foiled a plot to disrupt peace in the Punch area,” a defense spokesman said.
The State Rifles of the Indian Army and the Jammu and Kashmir Police launched a joint operation in the Fagla area of Surankot in Jammu Punch after receiving precise input. The army received input that the terrorists were planning to target security forces on NH144A (Jammu-Rajouri-Punch Highway).
The terror conspiracy has failed
Jammu and Kashmir: In a joint operation, army and police recovered 19 grenades in Fagla General area of Pooch district. pic.twitter.com/xdOcf64DoY
– ANI (@ANI) May 9, 2121
No arrests were made during the operation, a defense spokesman said. “Both agencies have recovered huge grenades hidden in Astana like natural caves,” the spokesman said. A total of 19 grenades were recovered.
Explain that this is the second major incident of explosive attacks in the Jammu region in the last few days. On Saturday, security forces recovered a large quantity of arms and explosives from Chakarandi village in Doda district.
Earlier on Friday, three security personnel were injured in a militant grenade attack in Srinagar. One person was also injured in the incident. Militants hurled a grenade at security forces in the Naba Bazar area of the city around 45pm.