Delta Force busts militant hideout at Ramban

Delta Force busts militant hideout at Ramban

Jammu, Dec 19: The troops of Delta Force based at Banihal alongwith Jammu & Kashmir Police, busted a terrorist hideout in the dense forests of Kumet area of Ramban district and recovered huge quantity of arms, ammunition and war like stores.  The joint operation by troops of Delta Force and Jammu & Kashmir Police was launched on 18 December 2015 and continued till late afternoon today, based on specific information received about likelihood of a terrorist hideout in dense Kumet forest.  Following the information a massive search and combing operation was launched in the area for over two days in extreme inclement weather conditions.

The huge cache of arms, ammunition and other war like stores recovered from the hideout included 01 AK 47 rifle with 03 magazines, 02 Chinese made pistols with 04 magazines, 169 rounds of AK 47, 53 rounds of 7.62 sniper ammunition, 01 IED, 50gm PEK (DIS), wire fuse, 01 hand held radio set, 01 sickle, 02 blankets, 01 civil dress and cooking utensil.

General Officer Commanding, Delta Force complimented the troops who took part in the operation and commented that the recovery of this cache is in continuation of the sustained efforts of Delta Force towards dismantling the remnant  terrorist infrastructure and support base in Chenab Valley.

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