Major Lashkar Hideout Busted By Security Forces In Jammu And Kashmir's Awantipora

One pistol, one pistol magazine, AK-47 ammunition and three grenades have been taken into police custody for investigation, an official statement said.

Major Lashkar Hideout Busted By Security Forces In Jammu And Kashmir's Awantipora

A case has been registered under relevant sections of law, the police said (Representational)

Awantipora:

Jammu and Kashmir Police in coordination with Indian Army and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) on Friday busted and destroyed one large underground hideout of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terror outfit.

"Based on credible input regarding presence of terrorists of proscribed outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba in the nursery area of the village Kawani Awantipora near river Jhelum bank, Awantipora Police with 55 RR and 185 BN CRPF launched a search operation today early morning. During the search, one large underground hideout of Lashkar-e-Taiba outfit was busted and destroyed," Jammu and Kashmir Police said in a release.

"Incriminating material and a huge cache of explosives and ammunition of proscribed outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba have been recovered from the busted and destroyed hideouts which include - one pistol, one pistol magazine, AK-47 ammunition and three grenades," it added.

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All the materials have been taken into police custody for investigation. A case has been registered under relevant sections of law at Awantipora Police Station.