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Grenades, ammunition seized from hideout in Ramban

Security forces today busted a militant hideout and seized a cache of arms and ammunition, including grenades, in mountainous Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir, official sources here said.

chandigarh Updated: May 25, 2012 23:18 IST
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Security forces on Friday busted a militant hideout and seized a cache of arms and ammunition, including grenades, in mountainous Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir, official sources here said.


"Police and security forces thwarted a militant plot to carry out terror strikes by effecting recovery of grenades, besides arms and ammunition, from a hideout during a search operation conducted in Lijnaal, Bhimdassa area of Ramban tehsil," official sources said.

They said a search operation was conducted on tip-off in Lijnaal area and the hideout was busted.
The recoveries included 2.5kg explosive, one AK-56 body cover, 166 AK rounds, four rounds of .12 bore countrymade pistol, one single barrel gun, one AK magazine, one UBGL, four UBGL grenades, one ammunition jacket, a pouch, one combat pouch, one binocular cover, one .303 gun bolt etc.

"The area was cordoned and searches were intensified but no arrest has been made so far," sources added.

First Published: May 25, 2012 23:16 IST