Jammu: Army and police on Wednesday busted two
hideouts in Poonch and Reasi districts of Jammu and Kashmir
and recovered arms, ammunition and explosive material, a
police spokesman said here.
Acting on specific information about the presence of
terrorists in Charangri forest area in Poonch district, troops
of 5 Maratha Light Infantry and police launched a joint search
and cordon operation today, he said.
During search operation, troops busted a natural cave
hideout and recovered one Ak-56 rifle with its six magazines
and 43 rounds, four pistols with five magazines, three
grenades and one 7 mm bolt action rifle, he said.
However, no arrests were made.
In another operation, troops of 59 Rashtriya Rifles
(RR), 126 CRPF battalion and Village Defence Committee (VDC)
launched a joint search operation in Sham Nikhan forest in
Reasi district today, he said.
During the operation, troops smashed a hideout and
recovered 200 AK rounds, one AK magazine, one Chinese grenade,
one shell grenade, one radio set, one wireless set (short
range), one IED circuit, one improvised radio set, ten cells
and one bag, they said.