A huge cache of arms and explosives including ten grenades was seized as security forces busted two militant hideouts in separate operations in Kashmir Valley,police and Army said today.
A police spokesman said a hideout was busted in Hanji- Lawaypora village in Budgam district of central Kashmir today,leading to the recovery of two Rocket Propelled Grenades,four Chinese grenades and a pistol with a magazine and three rounds.
According to a defence spokesman troops busted a hideout in general area Point-3137 (MT-8023),20 km north-east of Srinagar,last week.
The recoveries included two AK-56 assault rifles,four grenades,four AK magazines,two radio sets and a large quantity of AK ammunition,he said. The spokesman said Seven Rashtriya Rifles,which made the recovery,has been instrumental in sanitising the area and limiting militant movement.
“The incident has limited the capacity of militants to carry out any action in the Valley and thwarted their maligned intentions to disrupt peace and tranquility,” he added.