Muzaffarnagar (UP), Mar 31 (PTI) Police today claimed to have busted an illegal arms manufacturing unit at Civil Lines area here and seized a huge cache of arms and ammunition.

A man was arrested in this connection, while two others managed to escape, SP (city) Ombir Singh said.

Seventeen barrels of pistols, a gun and several other weapons were found from the fields nearby the illegal unit last evening, he said.

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