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Jammu and Kashmir: Security forces bust Lashkar hideouts in Ganderbal, recover cache of explosives

Srinagar: Security forces on Monday busted two hideouts of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militants in central Kashmir's Ganderbal district. However, no arrests were made.

Security forces launched a search operation in Najwan forests of Ganderbal following an information about presence of militant hideouts in the area, a police official said.

Representational image. PTI

Representational image. PTI

He said during searches, two hideouts of LeT militants were busted and a cache of explosives was recovered from Ganderbal.

The recoveries included one UBGL thrower, 19 shells of UBGL, three Chinese hand grenades, one wireless set, one 51 mm mortar shell and one magazine of AK 47 rifle, the official said.

He said blankets and some eatables were also recovered from the hideouts, indicating that the militants were using these places.

However, no arrests were made in connection with the recoveries, he added.

Published Date: Nov 06, 2017 15:27 PM | Updated Date: Nov 06, 2017 15:29 PM

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