Srinagar: Two persons were arrested along with arms and ammunition including M4 Carbine and an AK rifle by security forces near Jawahar tunnel in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district late last night.
Quoting sources, GNS, a local news agency reported a joint team of security forces intercepted a truck (JK22B-1737), coming from Samba district, near Jawahar Tunnel and recovered one AK rifle with 2 magazines, one M4 US Carbine with 3 magazines, six Chinese pistols with 12 magazines.
Two persons onboard the truck have been arrested and are being interrogated, said a police official.
He identified the duo as Bilal Ahmad son of Ghulam Muhammad Kuttey and Shahnwaz Ahmad Mir son of Zahoor Ahmad Mir, both residents of Shopian.
Also, three more persons were detained from the Ramban district in connection with the incident.
“The investigations are underway and further details would be shared later,” the officer added.