LAHORE - Lahore police have seized a huge cache of rifles, guns, pistols, and bullets during door-to-door search launched in the Sadar police division late Thursday.

A police spokesperson said on Friday that police seized two Kalashnikovs, three rifles, 37 pistols, 1 8 rifles, six pump action, one revolver, and 1073 bullets during the search operation. Hundreds of policemen including policewomen participated in the operations conducted under supervision of SP Zahid Nawaz in the Sadar police division.

Police are conducting search operations against the suspected militants and criminals in Lahore on the directions of DIG (Operations) Dr Haider Ashraf on daily basis. The security sweeps and combing operations are part of the national action plan to eliminate extremism, terrorism, and crimes from the society.

The DIG has also appealed to the public to extend full cooperation with police to help fight crimes and extremism.