Guerrilla hideout busted in Kashmir

Jammu, June 13 (IANS) Security forces on Saturday busted a guerrilla hideout in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kathua district and recovered a haul of explosive material from there, defence official said.

“In a joint operation, personnel of Rising Star Corps’ intelligence unit and Jammu and Kashmir Police recovered a cache of locally-made explosives, along with a number of other items which can be used in making IEDs from the remote village of Jutha near Bilawar in Kathua,” defence spokesman, Col. Manish Mehta told IANS.

He said the search was carried out on basis of specific information.

“The search of suspected area yielded recovery of locally made explosives, glass shrapnel, pencil batteries, gelatin sticks, primer cords and detonator,” he said, adding the recovered items could be used in preparing “lethal Improvised Explosive Devices”.

 

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