(This was originally posted in Times Of India)
A joint team of the Army and J&K Police on Friday recovered a cache of arms and ammunition from the forests of Mahore in Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir. “After getting information about the terrorist hideout, a search operation was conducted for two days in general area Rahwali Nari of Mahore in Reasi district. Security forces secured recoveries including one AK-47 rifle, one UBGL, UBGL grenade, 45 rounds of self-loading rifle (SLR), six rounds of .303 and 47 rounds of AK-47,” according to a police officer.
This is the second such recovery in the past two weeks. Earlier, security forces had recovered an IED (improvised explosive device) from Mahore area under the jurisdiction of Chasana police station. Reasi senior superintendent of police (SSP) Shailender Singh lauded busting of the hideout and said proactive action of security forces and timely recovery of huge cache of arms and ammunition had thwarted any possible untoward incident in the area.