Jammu and Kashmir: Militant hideout busted in Kishtwar, cache of arms seized

BK Online/ Srinagar
November 17, 2017 0 Comments BREAKING NEWS 112 Views
Jammu and Kashmir: Militant hideout busted in Kishtwar, cache of arms seized

Army and security forces on Friday busted a terrorist hideout and recovered cache of arms and ammunition in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir.
“Acting on specific information, army and police this morning launched a search operation in Forest area of Naidgam, Chhatru and recovered arms and ammunition from a hideout concealed inside a natural cave,” defence spokesman here said.
He said that during the search and seek operations two Chinese pistol with two magazines and five rounds, one .303 rifle with one magazine and ten cartridges, one UBGL launcher with five grenades  were recovered from the spot.
“The operation was launched jointly in the early hours today by the security forces”, he said.
The joint parties cordoned off the area and carried out a meticulous search during which they succeeded in locating the natural hideout of terrorists, which was used during peak of militancy for sustenance, said the spokesman.
He further added that the security forces are continuing with their persistent operations to keep Kishtwar district safe and sanitized from terrorists as well as their support infrastructure and added, “the recovery of war like stores will deal a severe blow to the nefarious designs of terrorists to revive militancy in the area.”

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