RDX, 334 Explosive Devices Recovered Near LoC

31 May 2009
The Times of India


Jammu: Security forces on Sunday unearthed a major militant hideout near the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch in Jammu and Kashmir and recovered a cache of arms and ammunition, including 12 kgs RDX and 334 explosive devices. On a tip off, police and security forces unearthed a major militant hideout near LoC in Arie area of Mandal belt in the district and recovered 12 kgs RDX, 251 electronic detonators, 66 UBGL grenades, 4 Chinese grenades and 3 Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs). Four bombs of 62 mm, a UBGL launcher, a pistol, 2 magazines, 18 rounds, 333 rounds of AK rifle, 2 magazines, 3 IED timers, 6 IED boxes, 15 metres of cordex wire and 6 Rocket Projectile Grenades (RPGs) were also recovered from the hideout, police said. However, militants managed to escape from the hideout before the raid, they added.