October 2007 News

Army Unearths Militant Hideouts In Jammu And Kashmir

19 October 2007
The Times of India

Srinagar: Several militant hideouts were unearthed and huge quantity of arms and explosives were recovered in separate search operations launched by the Army in the region, a defence spokesman said here on Friday. During a search operation at Shershali in Anantnag district, Army busted a hideout and recovered six kgs of explosive, five detonators, four hand grenades, five AK magazines, 300 ammunition and a radio set, he said. In Shat Gund area of Kupwara district, they recovered 15 hand grenades, one rifle, four magazines, 220 rounds of ammunition and a radio set. In another search operation in Narad village of Kupwara district, three rocket propelled grenades rounds with booster, one UBGL, 18 UBGL grenades, 198 rounds of pika ammunition, 570 rounds of AK ammunition, 65 rounds of AK tracer ammunition, 19 AK magazines and one rocket launcher were recovered by the Army, he added.


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