Delta Force busts hideout in Ramban

Jammu, Nov 09: The troops of Rashtriya Rifles battalion based at Nachlana under Delta Force alongwith Jammu & Kashmir Police, busted a militant hideout in the dense forest of Dachan area of Ramban district and recovered large quantity of arms, ammunition and war like stores.

The joint operation by troops of Delta Force and police was launched in early hours of 08 and 09 November 2015 in Dachan area of Ramban District.  Following the information a massive search and combing operation was launched in the area spanning over two days under extreme inclement weather conditions.

The arms and ammunition recovered from hideout include one AK 47 rifle with four magazines, two pistols, 250 rounds of AK 47 , 30 rounds of PIKA, 10 hand grenades, 10 Under Barrel Grenade Launcher grenades, two radio sets, two binoculars and two wire fuses. The hideout is believed to be of old militants who have been killed in the past by Security Forces. Such huge recovery of arms and ammunition will definitely act as big blow to nefarious designs of terrorists.

Major General AS Rawat, General Officer Commanding, Delta Force complimented the efforts and said, The recovery of this cache is in continuation of sustained efforts of Delta Force towards dismantling the terrorist infrastructure.

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