Militant outfit busted in Kupwara

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Kupwara (Jammu and Kashmir), May 17 (ANI): Security forces busted a militant outfit and recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunitions from the forests in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara District on Monday.

The hideout was unearthed during an ongoing search and cordon operation in the Afroda forests, which has been continuing for the past one week.

"Ten AK rifles, 160 MM mortars, one rocket projectile gun, 303 rifles, 100 grenades and 1000 rounds of ammunition were recovered from the hideout," said a defence spokesperson.

Around eleven militants have reportedly been killed in gunfights with the security forces here during the last one-week.

Earlier on May 3, the security forces busted a hideout in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch region. (ANI)

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