Militant hideout busted in Kupwara, arms recovered



Army and Police on Monday night busted a militant hideout in Lashtiyal village of North Kashmir’s Kupwara district.

Reports said that based on specific information, army`s 41 Rashtriya Rifles and the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) 98 Bn collectively, seized large cache of arms and ammunition from the village`s forest area under the jurisdiction of Kupwara Police Station.

The recovered material includes 2 kgs of the Improvised explosive device (IED), three UBGL shells, 15 rounds of pistol, 335 rounds of AK and seven detonators.

A case has been registered under the Indian Arms Act at PS Kupwara.An investigation is in progress.

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