LeT militant hideout busted in Anantnag village, says J-K Police

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SRINAGAR — Jammu and Kashmir Police on Monday said it busted a Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militant hideout and recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunition in Rakh Momin area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district.

In a statement, issued to the news agency KNO, a spokesperson said on the intervening night of March 12 and 13 on the basis of a specific input developed over a period of time by Anantnag Police, a joint cordon and search operation (CASO) along with Army’s 1RR was launched in Rakh Momin Dangi area Bijbehara.

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The statement reads that the search in the area led to the busting of a LeT hideout and the subsequent recovery of a huge cache of arms, ammunition and other war-like stores.

It reads further that the recovery includes IEDs (5) PTD’s programmed timer devices and RCIEDs, Detonators (6), Pistols (3), Pistol Magazines (5), Ammunition (9mm rounds; 124), Remote Controls (4) and Batteries (13).

“In this regard, Case FIR No. 58/2023 stands registered in Police Station Bijbehara under relevant sections of law and investigation set into motion,” it reads.

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