Security forces bust militant hideout in J-K’s Anantnag, weapons recovered

Security forces bust militant hideout in J-K’s Anantnag, weapons recovered


Anantnag, Feb 21: After the arrest of the conspirator of the Krishna Dhaba attack, Jammu and Kashmir Police and Army in a joint operation busted one hideout of militant in Anantnag forest, Inspector General of Police, Kashmir, said on Sunday.

“One hideout was busted in Anantnag forest by Police and Army after the arrest of conspirator of Krishna Dhaba attack,” said Vijay Kumar, Inspector General of Police, Kashmir Zone.

The official said that three AK-56 rifles, two Chinese pistols, two Chinese grenades, one telescope, six AK magazines, two pistol magazines, and other items recovered from the hideout site.

IG Kashmir has directed increased security deployment at all vital locations in the region today.

According to sources, IGP has asked to place snipers at high-rise buildings, relocated permanent bunkers, and asked to enhance anti-militants operations.

On February 19, two policemen were killed in a militant attack in Srinagar’s Baghat area of Barzulla. In another encounter on the same day, three militant associates affiliated were also killed in the Badigam area of the Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir.

One police personnel of Jammu and Kashmir lost his life and one another was injured in another encounter that broke out between the security forces and militants in Budgam district of Jammu and Kashmir on February 19. (ANI)


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