Hideout busted in Doda
Jammu, Apr 19: The Army today claimed to have busted a militant hideout and recovered arms and ammunition, including two AK rifles, 289 rounds of ammunition, and Hizbul Mujahideen ‘donation books’ in Doda district.
Acting on intelligence inputs, the Army and the police launched a search operation in the Majmi area of Dessa in the district this morning, an Army officer said.
The joint party cordoned off the area and carried out meticulous searches during which they located a natural hideout of in a cave containing a huge cache of weapons and ammunition, he added.
“One AK-47, one AK-56, five magazine of AK 47/56, one under barrel grenade launcher (UBGL), two UBGL grenades, 289 rounds of 7.62 mm ammunition of AK 47/56 and Hizbul Mujahideen’s donation receipt book and papers (in Urdu language) were recovered,” he said.