J&K: Militant hideout busted, arms recovered

Last Updated: Monday, October 22, 2012 - 18:07

Srinagar: Security forces on Monday busted a militant hideout in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district, recovering a huge cache of arms and ammunition including 11 rifles.

Acting on specific information, police along with 21 Rashtriya Rifles conducted a search operation in the forest area of Darashpora in Handwara, a police spokesman said.

During the search of the forest area, a militant hideout was busted leading to the recovery of 10 AK 56 rifles, an AK 47 rifle, a Pika gun, 12 RPG rounds, 12 Chinese grenades, 447 AK 47 rounds, 40 Pika rounds and 5 AK 47 magazines, he said.

However, no one was arrested during the operation, the spokesman said adding, a case has been registered and investigations were on.


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First Published: Monday, October 22, 2012 - 18:07

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