The Border Security Force (BSF) on Tuesday recovered huge arms and ammunition, including three AK-47s, two pistols, six hand grenades and 250 rounds, near the India-Pakistan border at the Kassowal border outpost in Gurdaspur Sector.
The arms and ammunition were kept in a white bag, found buried under the soil, an official said.
'We have recovered three Chinese make AK-47 rifles along with six magazines, 150 rounds, two Chinese .30 bore pistols along with two magazines, 100 rounds and six hand grenades at the border outpost Kassowal in Gurdaspur Sector,' BSF DIG Rajesh Sharma said.
BSF troops found the bag with the help of a sniffer dog, he said adding that the cache of weapons was smuggled from Pakistan and dumped close to the Zero Line.
The troops noticed suspicious movement near the Indo-Pak border after which they launched a search operation.
'During the search operation today, a white bag containing arms and ammunition, which was buried under the soil, was found,' he said.
The police will investigate who was the receiver of these weapons, the BSF DIG said. The weapons will be handed over to the local police.