Guerrilla hideout busted in Poonch

A guerrilla hideout was busted on Friday in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district and a cache of arms and ammunition recovered, police said.

“A joint army and police team led by Deputy Superintendent of Police (operations) Sheezan Bhat under supervision of Senior Superintendent of Police J.S.Johar busted a militant hideout and recovered huge amount of arms and ammunition from it in Poonch,” a senior police officer told IANS.

The recoveries include an AK-47 rifle, 10 AK magazines, AK ammunition, three Pakistan-made pistols, five pistol magazines, 370 Pika rifle rounds, two under barrel grenade launchers (UBGLs), two UBGL rounds, two Chinese grenades, five IEDs, 500 grams of explosive material, a wireless set and other warlike stores, he added.