Ammunition

  • Australia to fly guns and ammunition into Iraq 3 days ago

    Canberra: Australian military aircraft will fly guns and ammunition into Iraq to help fight Islamic State militants, Australia's Prime Minister said on Sunday. "The United States government has requested that Australia help to transport stores of military equipment, including arms and munitions, as part of a multi-nation effort," Prime Minister Tony...
  • Police seize arms, ammunition from a car intercepted for speeding August 7, 2014

    Four pistols and ten ammunition were seized from an SUV near a village in Navgachhia police district of Bihar, a senior police official said on Thursday. During checking of vehicles near Ambo village on Wednesday night, the police intercepted a speeding vehicle and recovered the pistols and ammunition from it, Superintendent...
  • Three persons taken into custody over bearing huge cache of arms, ammunition July 8, 2014

    Three persons were arrested on Tuesday with a huge cache of arms and ammunition from different places in Munger district, a police officer said. Acting on a tip off, the police arrested one Md Neyaz from Bardah-Purab Sarai road and seized three automatic pistols and 90 ammunition which he was carrying...
  • Army recovers arms, ammunition in Rajouri June 21, 2014

    Jammu: The army on Saturday busted a guerrilla hideout in Jammu and Kashmir and recovered a large cache of arms and ammunition, an official said. "A large cache of arms and ammunition was recovered by 60 Rashtriya Rifles personnel from Samot area of Rajouri district at 2 p.m. on Saturday, defence...
  • 5 Maoists held, arms and ammunition seized June 16, 2014

    Aurangabad: Five hardcore Maoists have been arrested from a village under Haspura Police Station area in Bihar's Aurangabad district, police said on Monday. Acting on a tip-off, police raided the house of Surendra Rajbanshi in Bishunpura village on Sunday and arrested the CPI(Maoist) ultras, DSP Md Anwar Javed said. The...
  • Gang of four contract killers arrested in Patna; two pistols seized June 4, 2014

    A gang of four contract killers, planning to kill a man, were arrested on Wednesday by the police in Patna. "The operation was conducted on a tip-off. During interrogation they told us that a jailed criminal Dharmendra Kumar had given them a contract to kill Chandan Kumar for Rs 2 lakh...
  • Naxals-CRPF encounter in Sukma, ammunition recovered May 24, 2014

    A brief encounter took place on Saturday between the CRPF and Naxalites in the forests of Sukma district in Chhattisgarh leading to recovery of arms and ammunition. Officials said the encounter took place under the Gorkha police station area of the Maoist affected district of Bastar region of the state. The encounter,...
  • West Singhbhum: Arms and ammunition recovered from Naxal-infested Kuntia forest May 14, 2014

    Security personnel on Wednesday recovered arms and ammunitions from Kuntia jungle under Sonua police station of Naxal-affected West Singhbhum district. CRPF and District Armed Police personnel launched a search operation in the jungle and recovered 17 detonators, three .303 bore service rifles and 170 cartridges, said CRPF commandant Asgar Habib. The search...
  • Naxal killed in face off with police, weapons seized May 12, 2014

    A Naxal was killed and a cache of arms, ammunition and electronic gadgets recovered in two separate gun-battles between security personnel and Naxals in the insurgency-hit Narayanpur district of Chhattisgarh. The Naxal cadre was gunned down by the joint squad of the state's DRG (district reserve group) force and STF (Special...
  • Bihar police arrest three arm suppliers, ammunition, ganja seized May 8, 2014

    The Special Task Force (STF) of Bihar Police on Wednesday netted three arms suppliers from Sohsarai police station area in Nalanda district and seized 120 rounds of  bullets from them. The STF also recovered Rs 7,400 in cash and a few mobile phones from their possession. Officials said the apprehended persons...
  • Arms supplier arrested in naxal-hit Munger district May 3, 2014

    An arms supplier was arrested on Saturday with arms and ammunition at Jahaj ghat in naxal-hit Munger district of Bihar, a police officer said. The arms smuggler, identified as Raju Chaudhury, was waiting on Jahaj ghat to catch a ship on way to Khagaria district when the police nabbed him with...
  • Arms and ammunition recovered from trains in Bihar May 2, 2014

    Several arms and ammunition were recovered from two trains at Bathnaha Railway Station in Araria district of Bihar on Friday. Acting on information that some smugglers were carrying weapons, SSB jawans raided two passenger trains running between Jogbani along Nepal border and Kathihar and recovered the arms, Commandant of SSB 56th...
  • Wanted criminal shot dead, arms and ammunition seized April 17, 2014

    A wanted criminal was shot dead by the police in Sankosai under Mango police station in Jamshedpur Wednesday night. Acting on a tip-off, the police in mufti led by Superintendent of Police (city) Karthik S surrounded the rented house of the criminal Maya Bhagat alias Lulha, Senior Superintendent of Police, A V...
  • Arms and ammunition seized in Bihar's Munger district April 5, 2014

    Police on Saturday recovered arms and ammunition that they suspected were planned for use during the upcoming Lok Sabha elections from Bihar's Munger district. "Three revolvers, two pistols, four magazines and Rs 10,000 in cash were seized from an arms supplier Pradeep Singh alias Guddu," SP Varun Kumar Sinha said. Acting on...
  • Ahead of LS polls, DMs asked to check stock of ammunition, fireworks March 27, 2014

    In view of the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections, directives were on Thursday issued to all district magistrates to check stock of ammunition, fireworks and explosives to prevent their misuse during elections. "If stock of ammunition, fireworks and explosives of licence holders was found more than the prescribed quantity, or any person making illegal stock of prohibited...
  • Man killed in scrap blast at a junk yard on Jaisalmer-Barmer highway January 30, 2014

    One person was killed and another got injured in a scrap blast on Wednesday on a highway in Bikaner, police said. The blast took place at about 10 am on Thursday morning in an ammunition scrap at a junk yard on Jaisalmer-Barmer highway. The mishap occurred when labourers employed at a...
  • 3 men on way to deliver ammunitions to Naxals arrested January 16, 2014

    Three alleged Maoist couriers, including a village headman, were arrested from the district while they were allegedly carrying ammunition for naxals on Wednesday, the police said. "Based on a specific input, the trio, who were travelling on a motorcycle with ammunition, were nabbed in Abhanpur in Raipur district of the state,...
  • Suspected Maoist arrested; country-made pistol, ammunition seized December 9, 2013

    A suspected Maoist was arrested on Sunday with ammunition in Bihar's Vaishali district, police said. Acting on a tip off, the police nabbed Radhe Singh from Ghazipur Chowk and seized a country-made pistol and four ammunition, besides Naxal literature from his possession, they said. A native of Saradhanesh village under Mahnar...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai October 7, 2013

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  • News 360: Villagers caught in crossfire between Army, terrorists in Keran October 7, 2013

    As firing between the Army and terrorists continue in the Keran sector for the 14th day, caught in the crossfire are residents from nearby villages. The villagers from Jamgund, a village that lies next to Shala Batu, have been trekking down steep mountainside to avoid being trapped in the gunfight....
  • J&K: Army recovers large haul of arms and ammunition from Keran October 7, 2013

    Srinagar: The Army on Monday said a large haul of arms and ammunition were recovered from Keran sector of Jammu and Kashmir. The Army has displayed the arms and ammunition recovered during the last 13 days of operation. "Large haul of AK 47 rifles and war ammunition recovered from Keran sector....
  • Two Maoists arrested; arms, ammunitions seized September 24, 2013

    Two Maoist cadre were arrested on Tuesday with weapons from a village in Kurtha police station in Bihar's Arwal district, the police said. Acting on a tip-off, the police raided Purvaribagh village and arrested Chhotu Yadav and Nawal Yadav and seized two country-made carbines, two pistols and four ammunitions from them,...
  • Police arrests suspected arms supplier, weapons seized September 16, 2013

    A suspected arms supplier was arrested on Monday with a haul of weapons from Hario village in Bihar's Bhagalpur district, police said. Acting on a tip off, the police raided Hario village and arrested the suspected arms supplier Anjani Rai with five country-made pistols, two muskets, one airgun and 65 round...
  • Hi-tech weapons recovered from Naxal hideouts, Chhattisgarh Police worried September 13, 2013

    The recovery of high-tech arms, ammunition and gadgets from Maoist hideouts in Chhattisgarh recently has set alarm bells ringing as police apprehend that the ultras are working on strengthening mobile warfare strategy against security forces in the Naxal-hit state. As per intelligence sources, the devices were earlier never found with the...
  • Maharashtra: 6 women Naxals killed in police encounter July 7, 2013

    Gadchiroli: Six suspected Naxal were killed in an encounter by Maharashtra Police in Gadchiroli district on Sunday morning. The officials also succeeded in recovering arms and ammunition including 1 carbine, one 303 rifle, some country-made guns and grenades from the terror group. "One of the parties of the C-60 Commando Force...
  • Gunman shoots 4 outside North Carolina law firm, Walmart June 22, 2013

    A man armed with a shotgun and a bag of ammunition opened fire outside a law firm and a Walmart store in Greenville, North Carolina, on Friday, shooting four people before police shot him, the city's police chief said. The suspect and the victims underwent surgery for gunshot wounds and were...
  • 3 policemen arrested for smuggling arms, ammunition June 17, 2013

    Lucknow: Three policemen allegedly involved in smuggling of illicit arms and ammunition were arrested by the Special Task Force of Uttar Pradesh police in Hamirpur district, police said on Sunday. Satya Prakash Tiwari, Jahan Singh and Brijendra Singh were arrested and firearms, including two carbine and a rifle with cartridges,...
  • 'War-like store' of arms seized near LoC in Kashmir May 13, 2013

    Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir state police and army troops in a joint operation unearthed a large cache of arms and ammunition from a location close to the Line of Control (LoC) with Pakistan in Poonch district on Saturday evening. A defence spokesman in Jammu said the cache was a "war-like...
  • China among top five arms exporters, India top buyer March 18, 2013

    Beijing: China has become the world's fifth largest exporter of major conventional arms buoyed by Pakistan's growing import from its communist ally, even as India emerged as the leading buyer of weapons, a Swedish think tank said on Monday. China displaced UK to be in the top five arms exporters since...
  • Nagaland Home Minister detained for carrying arms, cash February 18, 2013

    Kohima: Nagaland Home Minister Imkong L Imchen was detained on February 18 near Wokha district for allegedly carrying a cache of arms and ammunition and Rs 1.10 crore in cash in a vehicle, official sources said. Imchen was going to his constituency Koridanga in Mokokchung district from Kohima when...