Security forces bust militant hideout in Rajouri

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Jammu, June 8 (IANS) Security forces on Wednesday busted a militant hideout in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district and recovered some arms and ammunition.

Defence sources told IANS in Jammu city that the “timely recovery” of the cache has helped prevent a likely militant attack in the area.

A defence source said: “Based on specific information, the army alongwith troops of state police in Kalakote recovered a cache of arms and ammunition in the area of Lal forest, a natural hide out.”

“In the ensuing search operation, they recovered two pistols, three radio sets, two anti-personnel mines, 20 rounds of AK-47 ammunition, three rounds of pistol ammunition, two hand-grenades, one magazine of AK-47 and other war like stores,” the source said.

“The army has been conducting relentless operations to ensure peace and stability in the region.”

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