Militant hideout busted in J&K



Jammu: A militant hideout was busted and a huge cache of arms and ammunition was recovered by security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Kishtwar district on Tuesday.

On specific information, Rashtriya Rifles troops and police launched a search operation in Makla Nallah area of Kishtwar district today and busted the hideout, an Army spokesman said here.

During the operation, security forces recovered a 12 bore rifle, a .303 rifle, 2 Chinese pistols with magazines, 4 RPGs, 3 UBGL grenades, 4 hand grenades, 6 hand held radio sets, 3 SLR magazine, 6 AK magazine and 43 rounds of AK rifle, he said.

In a similar operation yesterday, security forces busted another militant hideout and recovered an arms cache in Ramban district.

PTI