Major incident averted as security forces recovered sticks of plastic explosive in Karnah.
The security forces on Sunday, averted a major incident after they recovered 15 sticks of Plastic Explosives, near Nichli Jabri Village of Tangdhar of district Kupwara
In a statement issued, based on a specific Jammu & Kashmir Police intelligence, a joint operation was launched by Jammu & Kashmir Police and Army in Karnah, Tangdhar, Kupwara on the morning of 22 May 21. The joint operation led to the recovery of 15 sticks of Plastic Explosives, near Nichli Jabri Village of Tangdhar. These explosives were hidden in a Dhok for further transhipment to the hinterland.
“Such intelligence-based swift operations conducted by the security agencies in the heart of Tangdhar bowl with zero inconveniences to locals is reassuring and makes us feel safe”, said the locals on being asked to comment about the operation.
Security agencies and Civil Administration in Karnah Tehsil continue to work hand in hand to negate the security threat of smuggling of narcotics, weapons and stores for terror organisations in J&K, through the Tangdhar bowl.
In the last two years, a total of 28 weapons & over 60 kgs of narcotics has been recovered from Karnah, apart from a host of explosives including ammunition & grenades.