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Security forces bust terror hideout, arms and ammunition recovered

The Special Operations Group in Kupwara, busted a terrorist hideout in Jammu and Kashmir's Lashtiyal village.

Security forces bust terror hideout, arms and ammunition recovered
Pic Courtesy: ANI photo

KUPWARA: The Special Operations Group in Kupwara, busted a terrorist hideout in Jammu and Kashmir's Lashtiyal village.

On Monday night, based on specific information, army`s 41 Rashtriya Rifles and the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) 98 Bn collectively, seized large cache of arms and ammunition from the village`s forest area under the jurisdiction of Kupwara Police Station.

The recovered material includes 2 kgs of the Improvised explosive device (IED), three UBGL shells, 15 rounds of pistol, 335 rounds of AK and seven detonators.

A case has been registered under the Indian Arms Act at PS Kupwara.An investigation is in progress.