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Security forces bust militant hideout in Kupwara

One AK-47 rifle, one LMG, two pistols, one rocket projectile gun, an IED, one wireless set and several dozen rounds of ammunition were recovered.

india Updated: Sep 24, 2017 16:43 IST

Press Trust of India, Srinagar
Army personnel in position during an encounter in Kupwara, Kashmir.
Army personnel in position during an encounter in Kupwara, Kashmir.(PTI file)
         

Security forces on Sunday busted a militant hideout and recovered a cache of arms and ammunition in the Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Security forces launched a search operation and busted the hideout in the forest area of Kupwara, a police official said.

He said one AK-47 rifle, one LMG, two pistols, one rocket projectile gun, an IED, one wireless set and several dozen rounds of ammunition were recovered from the hideout.

Police have registered a case in this regard, the official said.

First Published: Sep 24, 2017 16:42 IST

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