Jammu: A large quantity of arms and ammunition was seized by the security forces from a militant hideout in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir.
“Based on specific information, the Rashtriya Rifles battalion at Samote, along with troops of Territorial Army and police personnel, seized a large cache of arms and ammunition from a hideout in Khangar Forest of Rajouri district,” Udhampur-based Defence Spokesman Col S D Goswami said.
The cache, found yesterday, included one AK-56 rifle, two pistols, one underbarrel grenace launcher (UBGL), one 7.62 mm barrel, six magazines of AK-47, three rounds of rocket- propelled grenade, two anti-tank rifle grenades, two UBGL grenades, two Chinese-made hand grenades, 120 rounds of AK-47, eight rounds of Pika, 30 rounds of pistol and 166 rounds of .303 rifle.
“The timely recovery of the cache has prevented any untoward incident in the area, thereby thwarting the evil designs of the terrorists.
“The army has been conducting relentless operations to ensure peace and stability in the region,” Goswami said.