The security forces foiled an infiltration bid in the Tangdhar sector of North Kashmir's Kupwara district and has recovered arms, ammunition and drugs left behind by the infiltrators, the Jammu and Kashmir police informed on Friday.
According to the police, 7 Rashtriya Rifles and 87 battalion of Border Security Force (BSF) were part of the operation along with the police.
Kashmir Zone Police took to Twitter to inform about the infiltration bid.
"Kupwara Police along with 7RR and 87Bn BSF foiled infiltration bid at Tangdhar area. Recovered arms, ammunitions and drugs left behind by the infiltrators," Kashmir Zone Police tweeted.
#Kupwara Police alongwith 7RR and 87Bn BSF foiled #infiltration bid at #Tangdhar area. Recovered #arms , ammunitions & #drugs left behind by the infiltrators including 01 AK47, 01 Pistol, 02 grenades & other ammunition & 06 packets of #Heroin (market value approx Rs 30 Crs).— Kashmir Zone Police (@KashmirPolice) June 25, 2021
The arms and ammunition recovered include one AK-47, one pistol and two grenades.
As many as six packets of heroin with a market value of around Rs 30 crore were also recovered, it said.
Meanwhile, one unidentified terrorist was killed by security forces in an encounter that broke out in the Hanjipora area of Shopian in Jammu and Kashmir earlier in the day.
Kashmir Zone Police said that the operation is still in progress.
(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV staff and is published from a syndicated feed.)