BSF seizes huge cache of arms in Punjab's Abohar sector near Indo-Pak border
Ferozepur: The Border Security Force (BSF) on Saturday seized a huge cache of arms and ammunition from the Abohar sector in Punjab near the Indo-Pak border.
According to reports, the 124th Battalion of the BSF seized three AK-47 rifles, six-round magazines, 91 round 7.62 mm ammunition, two M-16 rifles, four M-16 rifle magazines, 57 rounds 5.56 mm ammunition, two made in China pistols, four pistol magazines and 20 rounds 7.63 mm ammunition.
The BSF took to Twitter and shared the details of the seizure done by its officials in the Abohar sector in Punjab near the Indo-Pak border.
On 12 Sept' 2020, alert BSF troops foiled attempt by anti-national elements & recovered 03 AK-47 rifles with 06 magazines & 91 rds, 02 M-16 Rifles with 04 magazines & 57 Rds and 02 Pistols with 04 magazines & 20 rds along Indo-Pak border of Abohar, Distt Ferozepur, Punjab.
— BSF (@BSF_India) September 12, 2020
BSF said its vigilant troops once again thwarted the attempt of anti-national elements to push the consignment of contraband items into India.
The BSF in Punjab frontier has so far this year seized 394.742 kg heroin, arrested 77 who crossed the Indian border, 10 Pakistan intruders, 32 (including Saturday`s seizure) different kind of weapons, 57 different magazines (including Saturday`s seizure), 650 rounds ammunition of various calibres, six Pakistan mobile phones and 10 Pakistan sim cards.
The 2.65 lakh personnel strong force is mandated to guard India-Pakistan and India-Bangladesh borders.