Two militant hideouts busted in Kashmir

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Poonch, Aug 20 (ANI): Security forces on Wednesday busted two militant hideouts in Poonch district and recovered fake Indian currency along with a huge cache of arms and ammunition.

Acting on a tip off, security forces launched an operation in the forest area of Balakote sector near the ceasefire line in the district and located the two hideouts.

During search of the twin hideouts, Army recovered two AK56 Rifels, one AK7.Bolt Action Bullet Gun, one telescope gun, five Pakistan made pistols, seven Bolt Action magazines, 1075 AK rounds, five pistol Magzines, , 15 Chinese Grenades, one Pak Ordinance Factory made grenade, one Anti Tank mine, and Rs. 5000 fake Indian currency.

"In a joint operation, we recovered huge arms and ammunition from the Balakote sector. But the biggest achievement for us is the fake Indian currency, which we have also recovered from the hideout," said Mendhar Farooq Ahmad Shah, station house officer, Poonch.

Earlier, the security forces had made similar recoveries in Poonch area on August 17, July 27, July 9 but failed to nab any militants. (ANI)

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