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Militant hideout unearthed in Kokernag

india Updated: Feb 05, 2011 12:12 IST

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Security forces have unearthed a militant hideout in Kokernag area of Anantnag district and recovered huge quantity of explosives and ammunition, officials said on Saturday.

Army troops launched a search operation in Vessu area of Kokernag, 80 kms from Srinagar, on Friday evening and busted the hideout, the officials said.

They said the recoveries made from the hideout included six packets of explosives, weighing around 30 kgs, six hand grenades, five electronic detonators, 105 rounds of AK ammunition and 10 rounds of Pika ammunition.

Meanwhile, an explosion took place at Mustafabad on Srinagar-Baramulla road on Friday night, sources said.

There was no casualty in the blast which triggered panic among locals.