Militant hideouts busted in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam

Apr 27 2021 11:34 AM
Militant hideouts busted in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam

Security forces busted two militant hideouts in Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir. The forces recovered huge cache of arms and ammunition according to police officials on spot said on Monday.

Security forces busted two militant hideouts in the Adipal Jungle area of Aharbal with the help of credible input they collected. The region is said to be in the south Kashmir district, a police spokesman said. During a search in the area, two hideouts were busted and subsequently destroyed. The spokesman said the security forces were able to recover incriminating materials and arms/ammunition. The list of recovered arms includes a 7.62 mm PK machine gun, a UMG, nine PK machine gun 7.67 mm carts, a nine mm (star) pistol with magazine, a nine mm pistol (disassembled), 24 nine mm pistol RDS, a rotating bolt (AK-47), 237 AK-47 rounds, a chili grenade, 32 5.56 mm RDS and an AK-47 magazine. All the recovered material have been taken into police custody for the purpose of investigation and a case has been registered. In another development, terror associates of the Hizbul Mujahideen were arrested in Baramulla district. In this mission two grenades were recovered from them. The police also arrested two militant associates of the proscribed terror outfit at Boniyar in north Kashmir's Baramulla district.

Now, a case has been registered and further investigation is in progress.

 

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