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Chinese pistol, three kg heroin recovered near Indo-Pak border

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

A China-made pistol and over three kilograms of heroin was seized by the and Police today in a joint operation near the Indo-Pak border in sector in Punjab, an said.

The seizure was made by the (BSF) in a joint operation with Police in Fazilka, an said.

Acting on specific information, a team and Police conducted a today near the N S Wala border outpost.

During the search, four packets (3.130 kg) of heroin, one 7.63 mm China-made pistol, one magazine, eight rounds and three Pakistani sim cards were recovered, an said.

These items, kept in a school bag, were buried under the soil near the border fence, official said.

In 2018 alone, the has recovered 10 weapons and 64.600 kg of heroin, the official added.

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First Published: Thu, March 08 2018. 19:25 IST