SRINAGAR: Border Security forces (BSF) on Saturday claimed to have busted a militant hideout in Mandi area of Poonch district.

In a statement, a Border Security Force (BSF) spokesman said that a joint party of BSF, army and police launched an operation in Hadibuda village under Police Station Mandi following specific information.

The operation was launched in the forest area of Doba Mohalla which is about  10 kilometers from Mandi, said the statement.

BSF in a statement said a militant hideout was busted snd arms and ammunition were recovered.

“The recovery includes one AK rifle, three AK magazines, eighty-two bullets of AK, three Chinese pistols, five pistol magazines, thirty-three Pistol bullets, four  Hand Grenades, one UBGL grenade and one Set Kenwood type,” said the statement.

The search operation is still going on in the area, said the statement.


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