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Recovery of the armour-piercing bullets from the possession of killed overseas terrorists has added woes to the safety forces as a result of first-time such lethal ammunition has been recovered in Jammu province.
Deadly armour-piercing bullets had been recovered from two overseas terrorists, believed to be Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) cadre from Pakistan, killed throughout a suicidal assault on an Army camp at Pargal village in Rajouri district.
Till now such lethal bullets are utilized by terrorists solely within the Kashmir Valley. Made from aluminum steel, these bullets may even penetrate bulletproof automobiles.
Armour-piercing bullets or metal core bullets can breach safety offered towards bullets by a sure degree of jackets.
300 bullets recovered from killed terrorists
Two AK-47 riffles together with 9 magazines and 300 rounds, 5 grenades, and different “administrative stores” had been recovered from the killed terrorists.
Some bullets had been colour-coded which was a transparent indication that they had been armour-piercing bullets that had been earlier utilized by terrorists in Kashmir Valley.
Reports stated that terrorists couldn’t correctly use armour-piercing bullets in the course of the assault as a result of they didn’t go deep into the camp. After a four-hour-long fierce gun battle each the terrorists had been neutralized by the troopers simply close to the primary entrance of the camp.
As reported earlier two terrorists attacked an Army camp at village Pargal, about 9 kilometres from Darhal, in Rajouri district of Jammu area on Thursday killing 4 troopers together with a Subedar, and wounding two others, considered one of them a Major, earlier than being eradicated by the troops in four-hour lengthy gun battle.
Armour-piercing bullets had been deserted by Americans in Afghanistan
According to defence sources, these bullets have been an necessary a part of the weapons left by the US navy in Afghanistan and now this ammunition has reached Jammu and Kashmir.
In March 2022, a self-styled commander of JeM, Vilayat Hussain Lone alias Sajjad Afghani, was killed in an encounter at Shopian. The military had recovered 36 rounds of armed steel-core bullets.
The recoveries had raised alarm bells throughout the safety institution as these bullets can hurt personnel even carrying an everyday protecting protect.
The ammunition usually used within the AK collection rifles was being modified from throughout the border with the assistance of Chinese expertise of encasing bullets with the onerous metal core.
The bullet, termed Armour Piercing (AP), is constructed of hardened metal or tungsten carbide.
DRDO has already developed a brand new bulletproof jacket
As reported earlier, the Defence Research Development Organisation (DRDO) has already developed a brand new light-weight bulletproof jacket (BPJ) for the Indian Army which reportedly gives 360-degree safety from enemy fireplace to the troopers deployed in fight. These bulletproof jackets are specifically developed to deal with the problem of “steel bullets”
DRDO claimed that this jacket was developed to counter the problem the Army confronted in Kashmir the place the terrorists have currently been utilizing armor-piercing metal core bullets. The DRDO-developed BPJ reportedly gives 360-degree safety from enemy fireplace to the troopers deployed in fight.