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Military hideout busted; cache of arms & explosives recovered

None  Jammu, October 01, 2010
First Published: 13:18 IST(1/10/2010) | Last Updated: 13:21 IST(1/10/2010)

A major terror plot was thwarted as a militant hideout in Dichal area of Kishtwar district near Jammu was busted, police said.

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On a tip off, a team of police, 11 Rashtriya Rifles and 74 Central Reserve Police Force launched a joint search operation in Dichal area on Thursday evening and seized a huge cache of arms, ammunition and explosives from a natural hideout.

The recoveries included 25 kilograms of Improvised Explosive Device (IED), an Underbarrel Grenade Launcher (UBGL), 13 gelatin explosive sticks, 288 AK rounds besides 2 pistols, 33 pistol rounds and two 12 bore rifles, police said.

The instant dump of ammunition and explosives is believed to be the handy work of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) who were bent upon to use the same to disturb peace across Kishtwar district, they said.

The recovery is a serious set back to the nefarious designs of terrorists, police said, adding that a search operation was carried out across the entire area but no arrests have been made so far.


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