Militant hideout busted in Pulwama

Srinagar, October 16

Security forces on Friday busted an underground militant hideout in the Awantipora area of Pulwama district, the police said.

The underground bunker was constructed by militants near the banks of the Jhelum inside a plant nursery at Kawani in the Awantipora area and had two 8-ft-high rooms and a toilet facility in it, a police official said.

He said the hideout was destroyed after recovery of arms and ammunition along with other incriminating material.

The recoveries include one pistol, 2,091 rounds of AK ammunition and three grenades, the official said, adding that a case was registered. — PTI

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