Militant hideout unearthed in Kokernag

Last Updated: Saturday, February 5, 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.


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First Published: Saturday, February 5, 2011 - 12:28

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