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Security forces bust terror hideout in J-K, arms and ammunition recovered

The recovered material includes two kilogram of the improvised explosive device, three UBGL shells, 15 rounds of pistol, 335 rounds of AK and seven detonators.

india Updated: Feb 20, 2018 11:27 IST
Asian News International, Kupwara
Security forces,Terror hideout,Arms
Army’s 41 Rashtriya Rifles and the Central Reserve Police Force 98 Bn seized a large cache of arms and ammunition from Lashtiyal village’s forest area in Jammu and Kashmir. (ANI Photo/Twitter)

The Special Operations Group (SOG) in Kupwara busted a terrorist hideout in Jammu and Kashmir’s Lashtiyal village on Monday night.

Based on specific information, army’s 41 Rashtriya Rifles and the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) 98 battalion seized large cache of arms and ammunition from the village’s forest area under the jurisdiction of Kupwara Police Station.

The recovered material includes two kilogram of the Improvised Explosive Device (IED), three UBGL shells, 15 rounds of pistol, 335 rounds of AK and seven detonators.

A case has been registered under the Indian Arms Act at Kupwara police station. An investigation is in progress.

First Published: Feb 20, 2018 11:26 IST