Army foils terror bid to disrupt Amarnath Yatra

Written by: Samyuktha
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Jammu, Jul 24: A plot by militants to disrupt the ongoing Amarnath Yatra was on Friday, Jul 23 foiled by the Indian Army.

Army personnel who were conducting a search operation near the Jammu-Srinagar highway in the Banihal area of Ramban district recovered a large quantity of arms and ammunition.

Giving the details of the operation, defence spokesperson said that the personnel recovered a gunny bag hidden in a hollow of a tree around 07:30 am.

The bag had 34 detonators, 12 anti-personnel mines, nine RC IED boxes, 36 IED circuits, five RPG charges, 36 metres of safety fuse, 15 metres of cordex wire, one UBGL grenade, one hand grenade and 36 pika rounds, the spokesperson added.

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