Militant Hideout In Jammu-Kashmir Busted; Ammunition, Explosives Recovered

08/10/2015 1:03 PM IST | Updated 15/07/2016 8:25 AM IST
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SRINAGAR, KASHMIR, INDIA - NOVEMBER 24: Lieutenant General Subrata Saha of Indian Army inspects seized arms and ammunitions , recovered by them in Kupwara near the ceasefire line or Line of Control (LoC) that divides Kashmir between India and Pakistan, at Chinar corps headquarter on November 24, 2014, in Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian administered Kashmir, India. The Indian army claimed to have recovered arms and ammunition from a suspected militant hideout on Sunday in the forest area of Kupwara district near LoC of poll-bound Indian administered Kashmir. Amid tight security, more than five million people will cast their votes in the coming assembly elections in the strife torn Jammu and Kashmir, even as most pro-independence groups have asked people to boycott the five phased polls starting on November 25 and ending on December 20. The votes will be counted on December 23. (Photo by Yawar Nazir/Getty Images

JAMMU -- Security forces have busted a militant hideout and recovered large quantity of ammunition and explosives in Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Acting on a specific information, police along with CRPF conducted a joint search operation at Bandhara Dewal forest area of Mahore tehsil in Reasi district yesterday, a police officer said here today.

During the search, 60 AK-47 rounds and 6 Under Barrel Grenade Launcher (UBGL) grenades were recovered from the hideout, he said.

A case was registered in this regard at Police Station Mahore, he said.

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