Arms and ammunition ceased near Batgund ahead of I-day.

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Handwara:  Based on input of movement of arms & ammunition to Handwara prior to Independence Day, multiple ambushes were launched. At approx 0330h, the ambush at Batgund noticed a suspicious movement. On being challenged, the individual ran back towards village Batgund. Few rounds were fired in the air, however, the suspect jumped into vegetation & could not be traced. Area has been cordoned & search is in progress.

At approx 0700h a bag & a pair of slippers were found. The bag contained
-pistol 7.62 mm Chinese-5
-mag-11
-pistol Amn- 80
-torch, cigarette etc.
Search is in progress.