Srinagar, July 25 (IANS) The Army seized a cache of sniper rifle and ammunition from a forested area in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Saturday, an official statement said.

The seizure was made after the Army launched a search operation in the upper reaches of Gulmarg on the basis of a specific input.

“A search operation was launched this morning based on input regarding the presence of a cache of weapons in the forest area of Marpathri in upper reaches of Gulmarg, Baramulla. One Dragnov sniper rifle along with magazines, 194 AK-47 rounds, 10 rifle grenades and two IED circuits were seized,” the Army said.

–IANS

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