Militant hideout unearthed in Kokernag
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Last Updated: Saturday, February 05, 2011, 12:28
Srinagar: Security forces have unearthed a militant hideout in Kokernag area of Anantnag district and recovered huge quantity of explosives and ammunition, officials said on Saturday.

Army troops launched a search operation in Vessu area of Kokernag, 80 kms from here, last evening and busted the hideout, the officials said.

They said the recoveries made from the hideout included six packets of explosives, weighing around 30 kgs, six hand grenades, five electronic detonators, 105 rounds of AK ammunition and 10 rounds of Pika ammunition.

Meanwhile, an explosion took place at Mustafabad on Srinagar-Baramulla road last night, sources said.

There was no casualty in the blast which triggered panic among locals.


First Published: Saturday, February 05, 2011, 12:28

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