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Troops recover a large cache of arms in J&K

Ammunitions, including hand grenades and cordex wire, were recovered from a militant hideout in Jammu & Kashmir.

india Updated: Sep 12, 2006 15:36 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India

Security forces have recovered a large cache of ammunitions, including 50 grenades, from a militant hideout in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Troops busted the militant hideout during a search operation at Mangrote village in Kalakote tehsil of the district last evening, officials said here today.

The recoveries included 30 hand grenades, 20 grenades of Under Barrel Grenade Launcher (UBGL), 32 explosive packets, 250 meters of cordex wire and 60 rounds of sniper gun, they said.

In another incident, a police patrol party recovered a hand grenade at Ghai-madwal in Sunderbani area of the same district,officials said.

First Published: Sep 12, 2006 15:36 IST