J&K: Forces, police bust militant hide-out, seize arms and ammunition

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Srinagar, Dec 9: Dharmund based Delta Force and Jammu and Kashmir Police, busted a militant hideout and recovered a cache of arms and ammunition and war like stores from General Area Bharat Ridge in Doda district.

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The area is rugged, covered with forest and contains a number of potential hide-out places. On receipt of specific intelligence information about the presence of a likely militant hideout in the dense forests of Bharat region of Doda District, a joint operation was launched by Delta Force and J&K Police today.

The busting of a well concealed hideout resulted in recovery of one rifle .303, two Chinese Pistols, one sniper rifle .315, one country made pistol, two rifle 12 bore along with two magazines of AK-47,three magazines of Chinese pistol, 324 rounds of AK-47 ammunition, nine sniper rounds, five hand grenades, four grenades RPG, 15 grenade UBGL and several other logistic stores were recovered.

Recovery of this cache shall result in defeating the nefarious designs of the militants of derailing the peace and stability of the region especially in view of the ongoing Assembly Elections in J&K. The relentless efforts of the Security Forces proves their commitment towards maintaining peace in the region.

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