It was an infiltration bid that was foiled by alert forces; Second big consignment in recent past, say officials
Kupwara, Apr 14: Security Forces Wednesday said that it has recovered 10 kilograms of narcotics worth Rs 50 crores after a group of infiltrators were challenged in which a soldier sustained injuries along the LoC in Karnah sector of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district.
A senior official told news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), that a group of around 2-3 infiltrators was challenged along the Line of Control (LoC) during which a soldier received a minor injury while a huge consignment of narcotics was recovered from the spot weighing 10 kilograms.
He said that the narcotics consignment recovered close to the brief encounter site weighs 10 KG whose approximately worth is Rs 50 Crore
The official said that this is the second big narcotics consignment recovered from within the past couple of days.
The official said that such moves are aimed to financially help militant organizations within the valley while all the attempts have been foiled by large by the security agencies deployed to guard the fence.
He also said that the operation is underway to identify the individuals from the Karah sector involved in this activity