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Huge cache of explosive material recovered in Awantipora, says police

Srinagar: Police on Thursday claimed to have unearthed huge cache of explosive material in South Kashmir’s Awantipora area.

In a statement, police said that acting on a tipoff about the presence of militant of outfit Jaish-e- Mohammad, Police, 42 RR and 130 BN CRPF conducted a joint search of the nursery area near forests of village Gadikhal Awantipora.

During the search of the said forest area, 02 explosive dumps were found which were concealed underground in 02 different 250 litres plastic tanks.

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