10kg heroin worth Rs 50cr recovered from LoC

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SRINAGAR: In the second such seizure in the last couple of days, security forces guarding the Line of Control (LoC) in J&K recovered 10kg heroin worth Rs 50 crore after challenging a group of two-three

infiltrators

at Karnah in

Kupwara

district of

north Kashmir

on Wednesday.
One soldier sustained minor injuries in the encounter that erupted after the infiltrators were intercepted, an

army

spokesman said, adding that narcotics are smuggled in from across the border to financially help terrorist groups in the

Valley

.
The troops are trying to identify those who tried to infiltrate into this side of the fence, he said.

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