Hideout busted in Kishtwar, arms and ammunition seized

  • PTI, Jammu
  • Updated: Oct 11, 2014 18:42 IST

The army on Saturday busted a hideout and recovered arms and ammunition in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Based on a specific information, Rashtriya Rifle (RR) troops and police launched a joint operation at Malgot in Kishtwar district and busted a hideout on Saturday, a defence spokesman said here.

The recoveries from the hideout include a 51/52mm mortar, a 7.62mm self-loading rifle, two Pakistan-origin pistols, one hand-held radio set, 415 rounds of 7.62mm ammunition, 12 rounds of 0.380mm ammunition, six mortar bombs, 12 UBGL grenades, 10 hand grenades, three 7.62mm rifle magazines and two pistol magazines, he said.

The busting of the hideout is a major blow to terrorists and has once again displayed the total domination of the Indian Army and security forces in the hinterland of Kishtwar, the spokesman added.

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