J&K: Explosives seized from militants hideout
Security forces on Wednesday busted a militant hideout and recovered a huge cache of explosives in a forest in Pulwama district of south Kashmir.
Srinagar: Security forces on Wednesday busted a
militant hideout and recovered a huge cache of explosives in a
forest in Pulwama district of south Kashmir.
Acting on a tip off, police, assisted by Rashtriya
Rifles, launched a search operation in the forest area of
Laribal, 45 kms from here, and busted a hideout of Hizbul
Mujahideen militant outfit, a police spokesman said.
He said the search of the hideout led to the recovery of
three kilograms of explosive powder, two Chinese hand
grenades, a detonator and twenty meters of electric wire
besides a letter pad of militant group Hizbul Mujahideen, a
rubber stamp, a stamp pad, two mobile SIM cards, five adhesive
tubes, a map, two blankets and a `pheran` (traditional loose
Quoting preliminary investigations, the spokesman said
militants were preparing an Improvised Explosive Device (IED)
which they were planning to plant somewhere in Tral
belt to inflict damage on security forces.