Army troops have recovered arms, ammunition and explosive materials including two AK series rifles from the possession of two slain infiltrating militants, officials said on Sunday. The militants were killed on Saturday, when Army troops foiled their infiltration bid along LoC in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, in which one jawan suffered injuries.
During search of the Kalsia area after conclusion of encounter, 2 AK series rifles, 240 rounds, 8 magazines of AK rifle, one UBGL, 2 UBGL grenades, 3 hand grenades, 1 Claymore mine, 2 detonators, 1 packet explosives, 3 rucksack and one handy cam, a defence spokesman said on Sunday.
A group of four militants were seen moving inside Indian territory along LoC in forward belt Kalsia in Poonch district, an Army officer said. Army troops guarding the borderline picked up movement of the infiltrating militant group and challenged them, he said adding that they opened firing on the troops, who retaliated, resulting in exchanges.
In the encounter that followed, two militants were killed and one jawan suffered injuries and was hospitalised, officer said.