Security forces bust militant hideout in Kupwara forest

Srinagar, Jul 31: Security forces on Wednesday busted a militant hideout and recovered arms and ammunition in the forest area in frontier Kashmir district of Kupwara.
Official sources said following specific information, security forces launched a joint Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) in the forest of Kantpora in Lolab, Kupwara.
“During search, security forces unearthed a militant hideout and recovered arms and ammunition, including three grenades, three magazines of AK 47, 148 rounds of AK-47, 3HC 860- grenades and one pouch and Pakistan-made food items,” they said.
They said police has registered a case and initiated investigation to identify the people, who helped the militants to setup this hideout.