Awantipora: Police on Friday claimed to have busted two big hide outs of militant outfit Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) in upper reaches of Tral in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. ,
Police said militants were planning to settle in the forests during winter, which was “foiled” as “huge quantity of supplies” were recovered from the hideout.
Giving details, police said that a joint search operation was launched by Police, Army’s 42RR and 180 Battalion CRPF to flush out JeM militants from the higher reaches in Tral belt in the area of Narastan village and surrounding forests.
“During the search operation police and security forces busted two big hideouts in the forest of Narrastan,” SP Awantipora Mohammad Zahid Malik told Kashmir Reader.
These hideouts were built with proper concealment, and had food material, cooking gas and other arrangements as well.
In the last 15 days forces have busted three major hide out of Jash-e-Mohammad outfit in Tral, police said.
In this regard a case has been registered and the investigation taken up to identity the OGW network which helped them in building these hide outs, SP Awantipora said.