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.
BSF BUSTS MILITANT HIDEOUT IN POONCH, JAMMU
On specific int, troops of BSF, RR SOG Mandi busted a militant hideout in area under PS Mandi and recovered 01 AK-47 Rifle, 03 Chinese Pistols, Kenwood radio set, grenades and ammunition. Search is in progress.#JaiHind
— BSF (@BSF_India) January 23, 2021
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.