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Militant hideout busted near Kashmir border: Indian army

Armed forces busted a militant hideout in a village near the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district and seized a large number of arms and ammunition, a defense spokesman said on Monday.

The hideout was unearthed during a joint search operation by the army and police in Noorkote village of Haveli Tehsil, the spokesman said.


He said the arms and ammunition seized from the hideout included two AK-47 assault rifles with two magazines and 63 rounds, one 223 bore AK shape gun with a handgrip, its two magazines and 20 rounds, and one Chinese pistol with a magazine and four rounds.

Officials said no one was arrested during the operation which was carried out late Sunday evening based on specific information.

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