Jammu: Security forces on Wednesday busted a guerrilla hideout in Jammu region’s hilly Kishtwar district, and a large cache of arms and ammunition was recovered, an official said.
Acting on a tip-off by a reliable local source, troops of Delta Force located at Jangalwar and Kishtwar police personnel swung into action and busted the hideout.
A search was conducted for 48 hours amid thick vegetation and in poor weather conditions. Following this, one AK-56 Rifle with three magazines, two pistols with two magazines, one under barrel grenade launcher (UBGL), 423 rounds of AK-47 ammunition, 20 rounds of pistol ammunition, nine UBGL grenades, 13 hand grenades and two Kenwood Radio Sets were recovered.
Major General A.S. Rawat, General Officer Commanding of Delta Force, complimented the efforts and said: “This recovery is indeed a major blow to the inimical elements and those harbouring terrorist activities in the district.”