Militant hideout busted in J&K

Security forces have busted a militant hideout in Nishat area in the outskirts of the Srinagar, recovering ammunition and explosives.

Updated: Sep 26, 2011, 14:15 PM IST

Srinagar: Security forces have busted a militant hideout in Nishat area in the outskirts of the city, recovering ammunition and explosives, official sources said
on Monday.

Troops of the 7 Rashtriya Rifles of the Army and police launched a search operation in the forest area of Nishat, 10 kms from here, last evening, the sources said.

Troops of the 7 Rashtriya Rifles of the army and police launched a search operation in the forest area of Nishat, 10 kms from here, last evening, the sources said.
They said during the search operation, the security forces busted the militant hideout and recovered two hand grenades, one UBGL grenade, two radio sets with antennae, two AK magazines, 48 AK rounds, 79 pistol rounds and four pouches.

No arrests have been made in connection with the recoveries so far, the sources said.

PTI