Army busts big militant hideout in J&K, arms and ammunition recovered

Aasif Suhaf, Jammu, Dec 19: Shopian Update: Encounter restarted at Shopian, Third militant still fighting with forces. 1 lady died during clashes after hit by bullet in abdomen near encounter site, several others injured. The clashes going on, said police sources to News24.

In the meantime the Army said on Tuesday that it has busted a militant hideout in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district and recovered some arms and ammunition from there.

The hideout was in Choti Bati area of Mendhar sector, Defence Ministry sources said. 

The Army has recovered one AK-47 rifle with four magazines and 282 rounds of ammunition, besides one Chinese pistol and one rocket propelled grenade (RPG).

With Agencies