Jammu and Kashmir Police recovered a large cache of arms and ammunition from a car on Wednesday after the driver abandoned the vehicle when he ran into a Checkpost party in South Kashmir’ Anantnag district.
“A team of Anantnag police was on night domination near Mehmodabad Dooru. A vehicle coming from the opposite direction stopped on seeing the police party,” a police spokesman told a local news agency GNS. .”This raised suspicion and the police team fired some rounds in the air. However, the driver of the vehicle fled away from the spot, taking advantage of the darkness.”
When police opened the car, they found a red bag.
“From the bag one AK-56, short barrel, two AK magazines, 2 pistols, three pistol magazines, six hand grenade, 44 rounds of AK-47, 58 rounds of 9mm ammo and a sling was recovered,” the spokesman said.
Police has registered the case and also launched a manhunt for the driver who escaped.