Jammu and Kashmir: Terrorist hideout busted near LOC, huge cache of arms recovered

SrinagarWritten By: Idrees LoneUpdated: Apr 04, 2022, 10:56 AM IST
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The search team seized two AK-47 rifles, two AK 47 magazines, one Chinese Pistol, among others

A joint team of the Indian Army and Jammu and Kashmir Police busted a terror hideout and recovered a large cache of arms & ammunition near a village along the Line of Control in Poonch district. 

The Indian Army said that a search operation was conducted based on specific intelligence inputs, following which a team consisting of the Poonch Brigade of White Knight Corps and a special operations group (SOG) raided Noorkote village of Haveli tehsil on Sunday evening.

“On Apr 3, the alert troops of Indian Army and SOG, carried out a joint operation and recovered arms and ammunition from a village along Line of Control in district Poonch(J&K),” said PRO Defence, Jammu.

He added that the search team seized two AK-47 rifles, two AK 47 magazines, one 223 bore AK shape gun with handgrip, two magazines of 233 bore AK shape gun, one Chinese Pistol, one Chinese pistol magazine, 63 AK-47 rounds, twenty rounds of 223 bore AK Shape gun and four Chinese pistol rounds. “

The security forces have said that the terrorists were planning to disturb peace in Jammu and Kashmir, which has been foiled by them.

Officials said that no arrests were made during the search operation.