Two militant hideouts busted in Valley



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