Army busts terrorist hideout in Handwara; huge cache of arms recovered

Handwara (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Sept. 24 : The Indian Army on Sunday busted a terrorist hideout in Jammu and Kashmir’s Handwara District and seized a large cache of explosive material and ammunition, including an anti-aircraft gun.

The hideout was busted by 47 Rashtriya Rifles in the forest area of Chak Kigam Handwara, 95 km from Srinagar, the search of the hideout led to the recovery of one anti aircraft gun, one RPG, one LMG, one Ak 47 with 3 magazines, two pistols with 4 magazines,1 IED, one RS Kenwood and one dagger.

However, no arrest have been made during the operation.

Yesterday, the police has claimed to have seized around 60 litres of illegal diesel in Nowgam area of Handwara.

Officials said that on a specific information a police party from Qalamabad police station raided the house of one Mohammad Shafi Mir son of Mukta Mir Bagidangi Nowgam and recorved 60 liters of illegal diesel from his house.

Meanwhile, two jawans were injured in a ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Bhimber Gali (BG) sector of Jammu and Kashmir’ Rajouri district.

Earlier in the day, one terrorist was gunned down by the security forces in Kashmir’s Uri area in Baramulla sector.

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