Jammu and Kashmir: Security forces recover China-made munitions from Hizbul Mujahideen hideout

28 September 2017, 09:34 AM

Security forces during an anti-militancy operation busted a major hideout of Hizbul Mujahideen militants in Jammu and Kashmir’s Doda district on Wednesday.

The security forces have recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunition from the natural cave-hideout of the militant group.

Doda Senior Superintendent of Police Mohammad Shabir told the media that the militants group had made a natural cave their hideout.

“It hideout was was unearthed during an anti-militant operation in the forest area of Thana Dessa area,” added the SSP.

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The SSP further added that the anti-militancy operation was carried out by Jammu and Kashmir Police and the Indian Army after they received intelligence inputs.

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He further added that the security forces recovered Ak-47 assault rifles, Chinese pistols, Chinese grenades, Rocket propelled Grendar rounds, under barrel grenade launchers, 323 rounds of AK-47 ammunition and a collection booklet of the terrorist group.

The Shabir added that the joint security forces are carrying out search and cordon operations in the region to flush out the militants.

First Published: Wednesday, September 27, 2017 11:57 PM

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