Old hideout busted in Kupwara, arms and ammo recovered

 Kupwara, June 07 (KNS): Security forces have busted an old hideout in Lolab area of north Kashmir's Kupwara district and recovered arms and ammunition. 

According to a statement, issued to Kashmir News Service (KNS) a spokesperson said that a specific input from a reliable source with respect to old hideout & presence of some arms & ammunition in in Tekipora was received by RR Sector deployed in Charkut. 
The statement reads that 28 RR deployed in Lolab immediately launched a search operation but did not yield any result despite thorough combing on 06 June.
"However, the source was quite sure of the presence of hideout & arms/ammunition. Hence, additional columns of RR under the CO and Special Forces were inducted in early hours of 07 Jun.Click Here To Follow Our WhatsApp ChannelThe area was again combed from Kowut Top astride Kangur Nala. Thorough search & perseverance resulted in busting of a hide out astride Kangur Nala wherein 1 Russian made UBGL, 1 UBGL Grenade, 6 Chinese grenades, 2 Chinese hand grenades, 2 AK 47 magazines, 60 AK 47 rounds, 1 bino and a pouch. 
It reads that the items have been deposited by the RR  battalion with the Police as per norms. 
"The successful recovery has certainly averted a suspected misadventure by terrorists & their nefarious attempts to disturb the peace & tranquility in the area. Legal action has been initiated by Police into the recovery of arms and ammunition." (KNS)

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