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army claims to have averted major militant strike

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 Army on Saturday claimed to have averted a major militant strike and recovered two assault rifles and other ammunition during a search operation in Kathua district of Jammu.

“At early hours, based on inputs from Military Intelligence, a joint operation by Army Brigade at Samba & J & K Police was launched at Galak in Billawar Block of Kathua district today,” said a army spokesman.

He said that a huge cache of war like stores including an AK 47 assault rifle, AK 56 assault rifle, one hand grenade, four magazines, 256 rounds of AK ammunition and 59 rounds of sniper ammunition, were recovered in the operation.

With this recovery, he said, a major militant strike planned in Jammu region has been averted.

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