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Militant hideout busted in Jammu and Kashmir’s Bandipora

Security forces launched a search operation and seized ammunition, including four grenades and a grenade launcher,

india Updated: Dec 18, 2017 13:30 IST
Press Trust of India, Srinagar
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Five AK magazines, 42 AK rounds, one GPS and two wireless sets were recovered. (PTI file)

Security forces on Monday busted a militant hideout in Bandipora district of Jammu and Kashmir and seized a cache of arms and ammunition.

Acting on a tip off, security forces launched a search operation on the property, including a cowshed, of one Abdul Rehman Parray at Chandangeer in Bandipora and seized ammunition, including four grenades and a grenade launcher, a police official said.

He said five AK magazines, 42 AK rounds, one GPS and two wireless sets were also found in the cowshed.

The owners of the property had abandoned it following a gunfight there between militants and security forces.

First Published: Dec 18, 2017 13:30 IST