Militant Hideout Busted In J&K


Jammu: A militant hideout has been busted and large cache of arms and ammunition were recovered by the security forces in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir, an army official said on Sunday.

Based on specific information, a joint search operation was launched by the Army and police in the Lakharwali forests of the Tahanamandi area of the district yesterday and found the hideout, a defence spokesperson said.

One AK 47 rifle with two magazines, 115 rounds of 762mm, one Chinese Pistol with one magazine and four rounds, four Chinese Grenades and four Under-Barrel Grenade Launchers (UBGLs) have been recovered, he said.

Grenades and UBGL shells were destroyed on the spot, he added.