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Militant hideout unearthed in J&K's Kangan

PTI
Published : Aug 21, 2017, 4:11 pm IST
Updated : Aug 21, 2017, 4:42 pm IST

A search operation was launched by security forces in Cheki Akhaal forests in Kangan area, 40 kms from Srinagar, following a tip off.

Representational Image. (Photo: File)
 Representational Image. (Photo: File)

Srinagar: Security forces on Monday unearthed a militant hideout in Kangan area of central Kashmir's Ganderbal district and recovered arms and ammunition, the police said.

A search operation was launched by security forces in Cheki Akhaal forests in Kangan area, 40 kms from Srinagar, following a tip off, a police official said.

He said during the searches, a militant hideout was unearthed.

An AK assault rifle, two AK magazines and 44 rounds of ammunition were recovered from the hideout.

Police have registered a case in this regard.

Tags: kashmir unrest, militant hideout, indian army, ak 47 ammunition
Location: India, Jammu and Kashmir, Srinagar