Terror hideout busted in Poonch, arms recovered

KT NEWS SERVICE. Dated: 8/8/2020 12:32:11 AM

JAMMU, Aug 7: Security forces busted a militant hideout during a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) near the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch on Friday and recovered two AK rifles and four magazines.
Senior Superintendent of Police Poonch, Ramesh Angral said that a Cordon and Search Operation was launched by the army and police near Mangnar area.
“A militant hideout has been busted and two AK assault rifles and four AK magazines have been recovered during the operation,” said the SSP. He added that the operation is still going on in the area.
Earlier, the Security forces launched a major Cordon and Search Operation in several villages close has to Line of Control in Mangnar area of Poonch district.
Officials told that some information of specific nature has been received by forces regarding suspicious movement in the area after which forest area and villages close to Line of Control in Mangnar of Poonch sector were cordoned and search operation launched.
"Army's Rashtriya Rifles battalion and Police teams are on job and Operation is going on." police officials said.



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