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Army busts two hideouts in Poonch

india Updated: Nov 18, 2009 22:35 IST

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Army on Wednesday busted two militant hideouts and recovered a cache of ammunition and explosives near Line of Control in Poonch district.

Acting on a tip-off, troops of 40 Rashtriya Rifles conducted a search operation near the LoC at Sabzian area of Poonch district, 260 km from in Jammu on Wednesday, police said.

Around 2,250 rounds of AK rifle and 51 UBGL grenades were recovered during the search, which is still underway, they said.

A search operation was launched in Nud forest area of Surankote tehsil, about 210-kms from Jammu, last night, they said, adding the natural cave-type hideout was busted in the operation.

Troops recovered one Chinese pistol, two magazines, 110 rounds of pistol, five magazines of AK rifle, 150 rounds of AK ammunition, 31 pika rounds among other things.