Grenades and bullets recovered from terrorist hideout in Jammu and Kashmir
Jammu and Kashmir Police on Sunday claimed to have busted a terrorist hideout in Gourab area of Samba district, recovering grenades and bullets from the place. However, no terrorist was found there.
Addressing a press conference, Samba SSP Shakti Pathak said, “We recovered a cache of ammunition and explosives in Gouran area late on Saturday.” The SSP said that the recovery included 54 live rounds of AK-47 rifles and three primed live Chinese-made hand grenades.
A case was registered in this regard under the Explosive Substance Act and further investigations were on.
It may be mentioned that security forces have lately been carrying out extensive cordon-and-search operations (CASO) in border areas. On April 27, a joint search operation was launched in Tarnah Nala of R S Pura and in border areas of Samba district. Similarly, security forces on April 27 launched a CASO along the Jammu-Pathankot highway in Kathua district after a tip-off about some suspicious movement along the road in Dayalachak and Hiranagar areas of Jammu.
Source: India Times