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Recovery of 15 pistols: NIA carries out raid at 9 locations in Kashmir

SRINAGAR: National Investigation Agency on Wednesday carried out raids at multiple places in Pulwama and Srinagar districts in connection with the recovery of 15 pistols at Chanapora here in May this year.

Official sources said that NIA sleuths with the assistance of police and paramilitary CRPF personnel carried out raids at five locations in southern Kashmir’s Pulwama district and four places in the Srinagar district.

The raids pertained to the recovery of 15 pistols at Chanapora here on May 23 and police had claimed that militants were planning to carry out hit and run cases using the weapons. Two TRF militants were claimed to have been arrested on the day by the police.

Later the case has been taken over by the NIA. It was not immediately known if the NIA has made any more arrests or recovered of any “incriminate” material during the raids carried out today. (GNS)


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