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Hideout unearthed in Kupwara

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Srinagar: A terrorist hideout was unearthed and arms and ammunition recovered in Kupwara district of north Kashmir, police said on Sunday.

A search was conducted by police in the Shalnar Hangnikoot area of Handwara in the north Kashmir district on Saturday, a police official said.

During the search of the area, an old dump of arms and ammunition was unearthed which included an AK 47 rifle with two magazines and 75 rounds, 10 grenades, 26 UBGL grenades, eight UBGL boosters, two flame throwers, five rocket shells, and three rocket boosters, the official said.

A case has been registered under relevant sections of law and an investigation initiated, he added.

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