August 2005 News

125 Explosives Devices, 7 Kg IED Recovered From Poonch Cave

9 August 2005

Jammu: Army troops today busted a natural cave hideout and recovered huge cache ammunition and explosive material, including 125 explosives devices and 7 kgs of improvised explosive device (IED) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, official sources said. On a tip off, troops launched a cordon and search operation in thick, rugged mountainous terrain in Bhimber Gali area of Poonch district and discovered a natural cave hideout today, they said. During searches, troops recovered 2 AK rifles, 2 pistols, 31 Chinese hand grenades, 22 UBGL grenades, 18 anti-tank rifle grenades, 20 RPG boosters, 13 RPGs, 63 rounds of pika gun, 267 rounds of AK rifle, 7 KG IED, 20 electric detonators and one anti-personnel mine, they said. However, no body was arrested during the operation, they said adding it was a big cave hidoeut to accomodate atleast 10 to 12 militants.


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