LeT hideout busted in Pulwama

Srinagar, January 10

Security forces on Sunday busted a hideout of the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and arrested a militant associate in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir, the police said.

Based on credible input regarding the presence of LeT militants in a hideout located at a house in Chandhara Pampore village of the Awantipora area, security forces launched a search operation early this morning, a police officer said. During the search, the hideout was unearthed in a cowshed and subsequently destroyed, he said. The militant associate of LeT, identified as Adil Ahmad Shah, a resident of Chandhara Pampore, was also arrested, he added.

Incriminating material and a cache of ammunition, including 26 rounds of AK-47 were recovered from the hideout, the officer said. A case has been registered in the matter, he said. — PTI

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