J&K: Militant hideout busted, huge cache of arms recovered
Security forces unearthed a militant hideout in Jammu and Kashmir's Kishtwar district and recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunition from there.chandigarh Updated: Aug 18, 2012 15:56 IST
Security forces unearthed a militant hideout in Jammu and Kashmir's Kishtwar district and recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunition from there.
Based on specific intelligence inputs, a joint team of 17 Rashtriya Rifles and state police launched a search operation in Tandar area of Dachan in the district on Friday, and busted a militant hideout, said defence spokesman Col RK Palta.
During the operation, the security forces recovered one 12 bore rifle with two rounds of 12 bore ammunition, one muzzle loader rifle, one magazine of AK series weapons, 61 rounds of AK-47 series ammunition, one magazine of 9 mm pistol and one RPG round.
In addition, three Chinese grenades, two grenades of Austrian make, one grenade of UBGL, one radio set, a binocular and matrix sheet of Hizbul Muzahideen was also recovered in the raid, he added.
First Published: Aug 18, 2012 15:54 IST