Security forces bust militant hideout in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara; cache of arms recovered

The Jammu and Kashmir Police along with the Indian Army busted a militant hideout in Kupwara forests and recovered a cache of arms.

The police recovered one AK-47, one LMG, two pistols, one RPG, IED and a wireless set among other things. According to ANI, an anti-aircraft gun was also recovered.

The recovery of arms cache has come shortly after Indian security forces killed a militant on Sunday in Uri near the Line of Control (LoC) in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir.

"Cordon was laid and search operation started in Kalgai area of Uri this morning following information about the presence of militants in the area," an army official had said.

The civilian population has been evacuated from the area and the operation is still going on," he added.

With inputs from PTI

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Updated Date: Sep 24, 2017 16:00:26 IST

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