Army busts terror hideout in Kashmir


Srinagar: Escalating its crackdown on the militants in Jammu and Kashmir the security forces busted a militant hideout at north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Saturday.

A huge cache of arms and ammunition was recovered in the raid. “A search operation was launched in the forest area of Guriwan village near Zandfaran area of the district following information about presence of a militant hideout there,” an Army spokesman said in Srinagar.

He said during the search operation, a hideout was busted and a large quantity of arms and ammunition were recovered.

The recoveries include one AK 47 rifle, 460 rounds of AK 47, one Chinese pistol, two magazines of Chinese pistol, 28 rounds of Chinese pistol, eight RPGs, three UBGL, 20 UBGL rounds, eight RPG boosters, two radio sets and one GPS device, the spokesman said.