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Hideout busted in Gurez, arms, ammunition recovered

GUREZ: Security forces have busted a hideout and recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunition from a forest area of Tarabal near Govind Nalla in Gurez area of North Kashmir’s Bandipora district.

A police official that on specific inputs received by Police a team of Jammu and Kashmir Police along 06 Maratha of Indian Army have busted a hideout on specific inputs in Gurez area.

He said that eleven AK-47 magazines, 358 rounds of AK-47, 212 rounds of Pistol and two pouches besides other items were recovered from the hideout.

Infiltration bid cannot be ruled out in this case, he said.

In this connection a case is being registered and further investigation has been set into motion.

Pertinently, security officials of Bandipora including Deputy Commissioner and Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) had recently conducted a review meeting regarding alertness ahead of Independence Day. (KDC)


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