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‘Militant hideout busted; weapons, explosives seized’

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Jammu, May 25: Government forces today claimed to have busted a militant hideout in Ramban district saying four weapons, 23 explosive devices and a large quantity of ammunition were seized.

Troops of 58 Rashtriya Rifles (RR) and police launched a search operation and busted a hideout at Margoti area under Gool Police Station, a senior police officer said.

They seized one AK-47 rifle, one .303 rifle, 7.36 mm star pistol and one under barrel grenade launcher (UBGL). They also seized one AK rifle magazine, one .303 rifle magazine, one pistol magazine with six rounds, he said.

The forces also seized 126 rounds of AK rifle, six rounds of .303 rifle, one RPG, two RPG rounds, four UBGL grenades, 13 electric detonators, three hand grenades, a pair of binoculars, two blankets and one milk powder, he said.

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