Ramban Feb 13: The troops of Rashtriya Rifles battalion based at Banihal under Delta Force alongwith JKP busted a militant hideout in the dense forest of Bajpathri area of Banihal tehsil, District Ramban and recovered huge quantity of arms, ammunition and other war like stores. The joint operation by troops of Delta Force and police was launched in the morning of 11 February 2016 and continued till late afternoon on13 February 2016.
The arms and ammunition recovered from the hideout include three Pistols with magazines, 2042 rounds of AK 47, 25 rounds of Sniper rifle, five hand grenades, five magazines of AK-47, two radio sets, one weapon sight and other sustenance stores.
The hideout is believed to be of militants who have been killed in the past by Security Forces. General Officer Commanding Delta Force complimented the troops who took part in the operation and commented that the recovery of this huge cache is in continuation with the sustained efforts of Delta Force.