Security forces recover large cache of arms, ammunition in South Waziristan

Security forces make recovery while clearing minefields laid by terrorists in area


News Desk March 04, 2018
The recovered arms and ammunition included 82mm mortar, light machine guns , RPG-7 guns, sub machine guns, 303 rifles , hand grenades, anti-tank mines. PHOTO: ISPR

Security forces on Sunday were able to recover a large cache of arms and ammunition while clearing minefields laid by terrorists in areas of South Waziristan.

According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the drive took place in the Nankae, Raghzae , Chargolai and Gurgurai Zafar Khel areas.

The recovered arms and ammunition included 82mm mortar, light machine guns , RPG-7 guns, sub machine guns,  303 rifles , hand grenades, anti-tank mines.

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On February 11, 20 suspected militants were arrested by Balochistan Frontier Corps, a statement issued by the army’s media wing said on Sunday.

A huge cache of arms and ammunition were recovered during intelligence-based operations (IBOs) conducted by FC personnel in Buleda, Gish Kaur, Tratha and Pishin areas of the province.

The security forces found RPG rockets, sub-machine guns and sniper rifle along with laptops, GPS and communication equipment.

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