J&K: Militant hideout busted in Kupwara

Last Updated: Friday, April 13, 2012 - 16:58

Srinagar: Security forces today busted a
militant hideout in Lolab area of Kupwara district near the
Line of Control in north Kashmir and recovered a huge cache of
arms and ammunition.

Acting on a tip-off, a joint party of 28 Rashtriya Rifles
and police busted the hideout at Chirdoori village in Lolab
area, 120 km from here, police said.

The recoveries from the hideout included two
anti-personnel mines, two fuse mines, 12 detonators, two IEDs,
1.5 kg of explosives, 23 kg of urea and 1 m of cordex wire,
they said.

One AK rifle, four AK magazines, one pistol with
magazine, one hand grenade and one IED switch were also
recovered from the spot, they added.


First Published: Friday, April 13, 2012 - 16:58

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