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Huge quantity of arms and ammunition recovered

Srinagar, August 13:(GNS) Police on Thursday claimed to have busted a hideout in Barsu area of Awantipora in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district.

In statement issued to GNS, the police said that based on the credible input at about presence of militants of outfit Lashkar e Tobiya in the forest area of Badroo Barsoo , Awantipora.

Police along with 50RR and 130 BN CRPF launched a search in the said forest area during the night hours of 12/13 August.

They said that, during search in the early morning hours two hideouts of outfit Lashkar e Tobiya were busted and destroyed.

Incriminating material and huge cache of explosive material and ammunition have been recovered from the busted and destroyed hide outs which include, Ammunition AK 47 : 1918 rounds, Hand Grenades, 02 number, Ubgl thrower : 01 number, Ubgl grenades : 04 number, Half a bag of ammonium nitrate like substance, 05 Gelatin sticks, Crude pipe bomb and three code sheet.

Other materials include Indian currency Rs 5400/= ( five thousand and four hundred), food items, utensils, gas stoves, gas cylinder and other material.

Case FIR number 106/2020
U/s 18, 20, 23 ULAP , 4 Explosive substance Act ,7/25 Arms Act stands registered at police station Awantipora, the official added.(GNS)

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