Militant hideout busted in north Kashmir's Sopore: Police

Arms, ammunition recovered in Kupwara forest

A militant hideout was busted by the police and the security forces in Sopore area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Sunday, said a police spokesman.

He said the hideout was busted following a credible input in Rafiabad area of Sopore. “On a credible input Sopore Police recovered incriminating materials including huge cache of arms and ammunition from the hideout used by the militants,” he said.

A case FIR No. 166/2019 has been registered at Police Station Dangiwacha in this regard, said the spokesman. “Incriminating materials including huge cache of arms and ammunition have been seized by the police and taken into records for the purpose of further investigation.”

The spokesman said the police officers continue to work to establish the full circumstances pertaining to this hideout. “Investigation in the matter is in progress.”