August 2007 News

Militant Held, Hideout Busted

22 August 2007
The Daily Excelsior

Jammu: Security forces and police today arrested an Over Ground Worker (OGW) of the militants from village Narol in Mendhar tehsil of Poonch district while a hide-out of the militants was destroyed in Palmar area of Kishtwar. Official sources said an OGW, Abdul Rehman, 18, son of Mohd Rafiq R-o Narol, Mendhar was arrested by security forces and police during a search operation in Narol area of Mendhar. After preliminary questioning, he was handed over to Mendhar police station for questioning. Security forces busted a hide-out of the militants at Sojna, Palmar in Kishtwar district and recovered one AK-47 rifle, 13 rounds, two grenades, two magazines, four shells, two UBGL grenades, gelatin sticks and ration items. No arrests were made from the hide-out, sources said.


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