Army seizes huge arms cache in Kohat IBO

Arms and ammunition were being transported from Darra Adam Khel to Wana, says ISPR


News Desk July 11, 2017
Arms and ammunition were being transported from Darra Adam Khel to Wana, says military’s media wing. PHOTO: AFP

Security forces foiled on Tuesday an attempt to transport a huge supply of weapons from Darra Adam Khel, a frontier region notorious for being a hub of gun-making to Wana, the largest town of South Waziristan Agency in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata).

PHOTO: ISPR

According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), an intelligence-based operation (IBO), as part of the ongoing Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad, was conducted near Kohat Tunnel. Two suspects, it said, were held during the raid.

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PHOTO: ISPR

“Huge cache of weapons (pistols, SMGs / rifles and ammo boxes) has been recovered,” the communiqué read. “The weapons and ammunition were being transported from Darra Adam Khel to Wana in a civil truck."

PHOTO: ISPR

Details of the weapons and ammunition seized by the security forces are as under:

Pistols

  1. 30-bore pistol: 300

  2. 30-bore pistol MSB SP: 5

  3. 30-bore mouser: 6

  4. Zigana pistol: 197 black

  5. Zigana camouflage: 16

  6. Beretta black: 30

  7. Pietro Beretta golden: 4

  8. Smith & Wesson: 20

  9. Walther: 10 (7 x black 3x grey)

  10. Mikarov: 26

  11. Total pistols: 614

  12. Total pistol magazines - 579


Other automatic weapons

  1. A5.56mm rifle: 1

  2. SMGs: 106



  1. Shotgun Kalakov: 2

  2. LMG: 6

  3. Automatic weapons: 115


More than 7,000 rounds of various caliber ammo was also recovered.

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