Ammunition

  • Wanted criminal shot dead, arms and ammunition seized 17-04-2014 01:16 PM

    A wanted criminal was shot dead by the police in Sankosai under Mango police station in Jamshedpur Wednesdaynight. 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...
  • Arms and ammunition seized in Bihar's Munger district 05-04-2014 02:42 PM

    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....
  • Ahead of LS polls, DMs asked to check stock of ammunition, fireworks 27-03-2014 09:34 PM

    In view of the forthcoming Lok Sabhaelections, directives were on Thursday issued to all districtmagistrates to check stock of ammunition, fireworks andexplosives to prevent their misuse during elections. "If stock of ammunition, fireworks and explosives oflicence holders was found more than the prescribed quantity,or any person making illegal stock of...
  • Man killed in scrap blast at a junk yard on Jaisalmer-Barmer highway 30-01-2014 02:25 PM

    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...
  • 3 men on way to deliver ammunitions to Naxals arrested 16-01-2014 08:51 AM

    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...
  • Suspected Maoist arrested; country-made pistol, ammunition seized 09-12-2013 10:06 AM

    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...
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  • News 360: Villagers caught in crossfire between Army, terrorists in Keran 07-10-2013 09:43 PM

    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 07-10-2013 04:54 PM

    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...
  • Two Maoists arrested; arms, ammunitions seized 24-09-2013 12:35 PM

    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...
  • Police arrests suspected arms supplier, weapons seized 16-09-2013 04:30 PM

    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...
  • Hi-tech weapons recovered from Naxal hideouts, Chhattisgarh Police worried 13-09-2013 09:57 AM

    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...
  • Maharashtra: 6 women Naxals killed in police encounter 07-07-2013 11:34 PM

    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...
  • Gunman shoots 4 outside North Carolina law firm, Walmart 22-06-2013 06:29 AM

    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...
  • 3 policemen arrested for smuggling arms, ammunition 17-06-2013 04:00 AM

    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 13-05-2013 05:48 AM

    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...
  • Haryana: Five kidnappers arrested with Rs 28 lakh 15-11-2012 01:01 AM

    Chandigarh: Five criminals involved in a recent kidnapping of a 17-year-old son of a businessman in Rohtak district have been arrested following a joint operation of Rohtak and Sonipat police force, Haryana Police said. Police recovered Rs 28 lakh in cash, weapons, ammunition, police uniforms and a car from the...
  • Accidental blast at Iranian arms depot kills 15 12-11-2011 09:02 PM

    Tehran: An accidental explosion at a Revolutionary Guard ammunition depot west of Tehran killed at least 15 soldiers on Saturday, officials said. The explosion occurred while military personnel were transporting munitions at a base, said Guard spokesman General Ramazan Sharif. The base is located outside Bidganeh village, 25 miles (40...
  • Militant hideout busted; arms recovered in J&K 08-05-2011 12:48 PM

    Srinagar: A militant hideout was busted and a huge cache of arms and ammunition recovered by the Army in the forest area of Kupwara district in Jammu and Kashmir, officials said on Sunday. "A militant hideout was busted in the Rajwar forest area of Handwara in Kupwara district by troops...
  • Yemen: blast in ammunition factory, 70 killed 28-03-2011 05:29 PM

    Dubai: A massive blast ripped apart an ammunition factory in Southern Yemen, killing 70 people and wounding more than 100 in fresh violence in the strife-torn key Arab state, where crucial transition of power talks have been stalled. "At least 70 people were killed in the explosion in the ammunition...
  • India named world's largest arms importer 13-03-2011 08:20 PM

    New Delhi: In its race to join the club of international powers, India has reached another milestone - it's now the world's largest weapons importer. A Swedish think tank that monitors global arms sales has said that India's weapons imports had overtaken China's, as the South Asian nation pushes ahead...
  • India to sign defence deals worth $ 42 billion 27-02-2011 09:25 AM

    New Delhi: India is in the process of signing defence deals worth nearly $42 billion, including a $10.4-billion deal for 126 multi-role combat aircraft, making it one of the most attractive markets for both global and domestic arms industry, an industry study has concluded. The joint study by industry body...
  • Arms seized, 6,500 arrested in Bengal 23-02-2011 12:03 AM

    Kolkata: West Bengal police have seized at least 235 illegal arms and a huge cache of ammunition during the first two weeks of February and arrested 6,500 people against whom non-bailable arrest warrants had earlier been issued, a poll official said Tuesday. "During the period between February 1 and February...
  • US asks India to buy American arms 29-09-2010 11:12 AM

    Washington: US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has urged India to "buy American" as it upgrades its defence capabilities as the United States has the finest military hardware in the world. That was the message she gave to Indian Defence Minister A K Antony during a 30-minute meeting Tuesday when...