Militant hideout unearthed in south Kashmir's Anantnag

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Security forces on Sunday busted a militant hideout and recovered a cache of arms and ammunition in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district, police said.

The cache was recovered after the arrest of the “conspirator” of the attack on a popular restaurant owner’s son in the city here, a police official said.

“A hideout was busted in forest area of Anantnag by police and security forces after the arrest of conspirator of Krishna Dhaba attack,” the official said.

He said arms and ammunition, including three AK 56 rifles, two Chinese pistols, two grenades, telescope, AK and pistol magazines, and other incriminating material were recovered from the hideout.

Police on Friday arrested three persons involved in the Wednesday’s attack on the son of the owner of the popular eatery Krishna Dhaba in Durganag area of the city here.