LeT hideout busted in Anantnag, arms and ammo recovered: Police

Armed forces stand deployed in south Kashmir. [FPK Photo/ Qayoom Khan]

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir police on Monday said it busted a LeT militant hideout and recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunition in Rakh Momin area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district.

In a statement, a spokesperson said on the intervening night of the 12th and 13th of March on the basis of a specific input developed over a period of time by Anantnag Police, a joint CASO along with the army’s 1RR was launched in Rakh Momin Dangi area Bijbehara.

The statement reads search in the area led to the busting of a LET hideout and the subsequent recovery of a huge cache of arms, ammunition, and other war-like stores.

It reads the recovery includes IEDs, PTDs programmed timer devices and RCIEDs, detonators (06), pistols (03), pistol magazines (05), ammunition (09mm rounds = 124), remote controls (04), and batteries (13).

“In this regard, a case FIR No. 58/2023 stands registered in PS Bijbehara under relevant sections of law and investigation set into motion,” it reads.

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