Army troops bust terrorist hideout in Jammu, seize large quantity of arms and ammo

Jammu: Army today busted a terrorist hideout in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir and seized huge quantity of arms and ammunition.

The troops of Rashtriya Rifles battalion along with J&K Police busted a militant hideout in the dense forest of Bajpathri area in Ramban district, Defence Spokesman said. They seized huge quantity of arms, ammunition and other war like stores, he said.

Indian Army Jawans. REUTERS

Indian Army Jawans. REUTERS

The arms and ammunition seized from the hideout include three pistols with magazines, 2042 rounds of AK 47, 25 rounds of sniper rifle, five hand grenades, five magazines of AK-47, two radio sets, one weapon sight and other sustenance stores,
he said.

The hideout is believed to be of militants who have been killed in the past by Security Forces. General Officer Commanding Delta Force complimented the troops who took part in the operation and commented that the recovery of this huge cache is in continuation with the sustained efforts of Delta Force, the Spokesman added.

PTI


Updated Date: Feb 13, 2016 16:55 PM

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