LashkarTaiba terrorist hideout busted in J&K’s Pulwama
Indian security forces have busted another hideout of terrorists in Awantipora in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district.
The raid was conducted by Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) Police along with Army’s 50 Rashtriya Rifles (RR) and 130 Battalion of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) launched a search operation in the area on the intervening night of August 12-13 in the forest area of Badroo Barsoo in Awantipora.
The raid was conducted after the security forces received input about the presence of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists in the forest area of Badroo Barsoo.
On August 13, two hideouts of LeT terrorists were busted and destroyed by the security forces.
Incriminating material and ammunition, including 1918 AK rounds, two hand grenades, UBGL thrower, and 4 UBGL grenades, were recovered during the search.
The recoveries also include ammonium nitrate, 5 gelatin sticks, crude pipe bomb and code sheets, Rs 5,400, food items, utensils, gas stoves, gas cylinder.
Officials said that terrorists appeared to have left the hideout before the arrival of the raiding party.
A case under Sections 18, 20, and 23 of the ULAP, Section 4 of Explosive Substance Act and 7/25 of the Arms Act was registered at Awantipora police station.