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Militant hideout busted, arms and ammunition recovered in north Kashmir

Last Modified Tuesday, 20 February 2018 (11:33 IST)
Srinagar: Security forces busted a militant hideout and recovered large cache of arms and ammunition, including explosive material, UBGLs and detonators in the frontier district of Kupwara in the intervening night of Monday and Tuesday, official sources said.

They said on a specific information about the militant hideout in the woods at Lashtiyal village in the north district of Kupwara, troops of Rashtriya Rifles (RR), (SOG) of Jammu and Kashmir police and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) launched a joint search operation in the area.

However, after hectic searches, security forces finally unearthed the hideout and recovered huge cache of arms and ammunition, they said, adding that the recovery included two kg of explosive material which could have been used for making Improvised Explosive Devices ((IEDs), seven detonators, three UBGLs and over 350 rounds of ammunition. However, no one was arrested, they added.(UNI)
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