Militant hideout busted in Kupwara, arms cache seized

Srinagar: Security forces have busted a militant hideout in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir and recovered a cache of arms and ammunition in the operation, a defence spokesman said on Thursday.
“Army and J&K Police yesterday busted a terrorist hideout in Kralsangar forest in Handwara area of Kupwara district in north Kashmir and recovered a cache of arms and ammunition,” the spokesman said.
Acting on a specific input, security forces conducted a search operation during which three AK rifles, several RPG and UBGL rounds, Chinese grenades, AK ammunition and IED circuits were recovered, he said.
“Army is vigilant to foil any attempts by terrorists to use explosives and weapons to instigate unrest in the region,” the spokesman added.


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