Hideout busted in Poonch, suspected militant held

Security forces have busted a hideout in border belt of Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district from where a cache of arms and ammunition was recovered, and a suspected militant held.

PTI| Updated: Jan 16, 2015, 21:28 PM IST

Poonch: Security forces have busted a hideout in border belt of Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district from where a cache of arms and ammunition was recovered, and a suspected militant held.

On specific information, police and Army conducted a cordon and search operation and busted a hideout in Chaprian belt of Sabjian border belt in Poonch last evening, police said.

They also held a suspected militant identified as Mohmmad Azam, who is being questioned, they said.

An AK-47 rifle, two Chinese pistols, eight AK magazines, two pistol magazines, 30 AK rounds, a pouch and an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) weighing six kilograms were recovered, they said.