Shopian: On a specific input, a joint team of Shopian Police and 44 RR cordoned the house of Jahangir Ahmad Malik son of Gh Qadir Malik resident of Kiloora, Shopian. During the search operation, a hideout was busted inside the house.
The hideout was used by Hizbul Mujahideen rebels Waseem Malla, Saddam Padder and other rebels of the area.
A police spokesman said that the hideout (height 7ft, width 3ft, length 4ft) was found behind Almirah, covered by books.
Huge explosive material and ammunition was recovered from the hideout which include gelatin stick 15 of 125 gm each, mixed gelatin in polythene bag approx 5 kg, Rds Ak47 – 213 Nos., Rds Insas – 57 Nos.