Huge cache of arms, ammunition recovered in Pakistan

The operation 'Radd-ul-Fasaad' was carried out by Frontier Corps upon receiving a tip-off about the presence of different kinds of explosives.

Published: 09th July 2017 10:42 PM  |   Last Updated: 09th July 2017 10:42 PM   |  A+A-

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By PTI

PESHAWAR: A huge cache of arms and ammunition was recovered today during a search operation in Pakistan's restive northwestern tribal region, security forces said.

The operation 'Radd-ul-Fasaad', which roughly translates to 'elimination of discord', was carried out by Frontier Corps upon receiving a tip-off about the presence of different kinds of explosives and ammunition in the mountains of Gat Agra area in Bajaur agency.

Seven kilogrammes explosives, eight hand grenades, 144 rounds of submachine gun, eight remote control bombs, two improvised explosive devices, one Anti-Personal Mine (APM), 38 meters safety fuse cable, three dry batteries, one silencer of short machine gun and one pistol along with several rounds among others were recovered, officials said. The operation was aimed at wiping out destructive weapons and arms, the officials added. 

 

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