Two militant hideouts busted in Valley

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 23, 2011 - 20:54

Srinagar: Two militant hideouts were on Wednesday
busted in Anantnag and Kupwara districts of Kashmir Valley and
a huge cache of arms and ammunition was recovered from there,
a police spokesman said.
On a tip off, police assisted by Rashtriya Rifles and
CRPF busted a hideout during a search operation at village
Akingam-Achabal, 75 kms from here, in Anantnag district, the
spokesman said.



He said the search of the hideout, led to the recovery
of an Under Barrel Grenade Launcher (UBGL), 11 UBGL Grenades,
eight AK Magazines, four Grenade and 100 rounds of AK
ammunition.



In another operation, a hideout was busted by a joint
search party of police, 125th battalion CRPF and 18 Rashtriya
Rifles at Maidhanpora-Lalpora, 110 kms from here, in Kupwara
district.
Four grenades, two AK magazines with 71 rounds
ammunition and two wireless sets have been recovered, he said.



However, no one was arrested during the operations,
the spokesman added.



PTI



First Published: Wednesday, February 23, 2011 - 20:54

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