Army busts militant hideout in J&K
Army busted a militant hideout in Dachigam area and recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunition, official sources said.
Srinagar: Army on Tuesday busted a militant
hideout in Dachigam area on the outskirts of the city and
recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunition, official
Army troops launched a search operation in the forests of
Dachigam near Harwan, 25 km from here, and busted the militant
hideout, they said.
The search led to the recovery of a 60 mm mortar, an AK
assault rifle, 18 grenades, 11 TNT slabs used in improvised
explosive devices (IEDs) and a .303 rifle.
Other recoveries included five radio sets, one GPS, one
telescopic sight, 32 AK magazines, four pistol magazines, one
LMG magazine, 645 rounds of AK ammunition and nine rounds of
sniper rifle, they said.
No arrests have been made in connection with the
recovery, they added.