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Army busts militant hideout in J&K's Kishtwar

May 02, 2013 13:42 IST

In a joint operation, army troops and police have busted a militant hideout and recovered a cache of ammunition and explosive material in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir.

A party of a Rashtriya Rifle battalion and Jammu and Kashmir police launched a search operation on Wednesday in General Area Chatru in Kishtwar district and busted the hideout, defence spokesperson S N Acharya said on Thursday.

Four rifles and a cache of explosives and ammunition material were recovered from the hideout.

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