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Cache of arms, ammunition recovered from Kupwara

india Updated: Jun 16, 2011 13:20 IST

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Security forces have recovered another cache of arms and ammunition from Kupwara district of Kashmir Valley where two militant hideouts were busted during the last 24 hours.

Troops of 19 Rajput of Army unearthed an arms dump during search operations at Behak area near the Line of Control (LoC) in Trehgam, 130 kms from here, officials said. The fresh recoveries included four AK 47 rifles, four magazines, 111 rounds, two pistols, two magazines, 30 hand grenades, four mortar bombs, two RPG rounds, six UBGL grenades and 10 rounds, they aid.

Yesterday, the security forces had recovered 33 Under Barrel Grenade Launcher (UBGL) grenades, 17 rounds of Rocket Projectile Gun (RPG), 14 hand grenades, two rifle grenades, 100 detonators, an AK assault rifle with a magazine, a pistol with a magazine and 20 meters of cordex wire from the same area.

In another operation in Kupwara yesterday, security forces recovered four AK magazines with 68 rounds and two pistol magazines from Kundanar forest, 90 kms from here. However, no one has been arrested during the operations conducted as part of strict vigil being maintained by Army to frustrate any attempt by militants to sneak into the Valley from across the border, they said.