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Indian Army soldiers take positions during their patrol near the Line of Control in Nowshera sector. (Photo: AP/Channi Anand)

POONCH — Security forces on Thursday claimed to have busted a militant hideout along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch sector of Jammu division.

An official said that during the search operation, which was launched along the LoC, security forces busted a militant hideout.

The officer said a huge quantity of arms and ammunition were recovered from there including an AK-47, nine magazines, 468 rounds (mix of steel core and normal), two 7.62 mm pistols, four magazines, 60 rounds, six grenades (blue and green colour), two bags, two pouches, a digging shovel, a wire cutter, and a pull-through.

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The officer further said that the search operation along the Line of Control is still going on.

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