J&K: Militant hideout busted, arms recovered

Security forces on Wednesday busted a militant hideout and recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunition near the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir`s Kupwara district.

Updated: Sep 14, 2011, 18:16 PM IST

Srinagar: Security forces on Wednesday busted a
militant hideout and recovered a huge cache of arms and
ammunition near the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir`s
Kupwara district.
"The militant hideout was smashed during a joint search
operation by army and police in the dense forest of Keran
sector," Defence spokesman Lt Col J S Brar said.

Ten 10 AK rifles, six pistols, 40 AK and six pistol
magazines, 2,999 rounds of AK ammunition, six grenade
launchers, 50 grenades, 34 rocket propelled grenades, 10
pistol rounds and three radio sets were recovered from the
hideout, he said.
The recoveries came a day after security forces shot dead
LeT`s chief operational commander Abdullah Uni in a gunfight
in Baramulla district`s Sopore town.

PTI