Militant hideout busted in Kishtwar

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In another success in Kishtwar district, Delta Force on 24 February 2015 recovered a cache of arms, ammunitions & communication equipment in Tandar Forest of Dachhin area by carrying out a joint operation with J&K Police. While on a routine Area domination patrol by Army and Police, an unusual trace of cartridges were noticed by the party of Dul based Rashtriya Rifles Battalion under Delta Force in Tandar forest of Dachin tehsil of Kishtwar District.  An exhaustive search of the area was undertaken by the troops which resulted in a large recovery of arms, ammunitions and other war like stores from a well concealed dugout, in the forest area of Tandar. The recovery includes one Gun 12 Bore, two UBGL Grenades, two Chinese Grenade, one Hand Grenade HE 36, two Walky Talky Sets, one Wireless Set, seven 7.62 mm SLR Rounds, one Pika Round, six AK 47 Rounds alongwith some utensils and medicines. The 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 sustained efforts by Delta Force toward dismantling of terrorists infrastructure and support base of remnant terrorists in Chenab Valley.