Delta Force busts hideout and recovers arms and ammunition


Jammu, Dec 09: Operation kindre was lanched by joint team of troops Delta Force based at Sohanda and Jammu & Kashmir Police, Gundoh busted a major Militant Hideout at Kindre Forest of Gundoh Tehsil, Doda District  today and recovered a large quantity of arms, ammunition and other war like stores. The operation was conducted by Rashtriya Rifles, Sohanda, Jammu & Kashmir Police Gundoh, Doda and 42 SSB Battalion on a sepcific input about the hideout of erstwhile LeT militant group operating in the Chenab Valley. Kindre Forest had been the stronghold of LeT militants in the past.

The Joint Teams recovered One x AK-56 Rifle, One x .303 Rifle, two x Chinese Pistols, one x Under Barrel Grenade Launcher, two x Hand Grenades, eleven x AK 56 Magazines, four x Chinese Pistol magazines, three x UBGL Grenades,  eleven x Pistol rounds and huge quantitities of 7.62mm assorted rounds alongwith other sustenance stores.

As per sources, the cache of arms and ammunition had been stocked by the militants inside the hideout to be used at an opportune time, which had the potential to cause large scale casualities and damage to life and property. The recovery of these War Like Stores is a major blow to the terrorist outfits and demonstrates the total domination by the Security Forces in the hinterland of Doda. General Officer Commanding, Delta Force complimented the troops who took part in the Operation and commented that the recovery of this cache manifests the sustained efforts by the Delta Force towards dismantling of terrorist infrastructure and support base of the remnant terrorists in Chenab Valley.