Security forces bust 3 hideouts, huge cache of arms, ammunition recovered in south Kashmir

SRINAGAR, Jun 25 (Agencies): Security forces have busted three active hideouts of militants and recovered huge cache of arms and ammunition on Thursday in Shopian in south Kashmir, where more than 30 militants, including some commanders, were killed in different operations during this month.

A defence ministry spokesman Col Rajesh Kalia said this afternoon that based on inputs about militant hideouts at Yarwan, Shopian, in south Kashmir security forces today launched a search operation.

He said during the operation security forces unearthed three hideouts-one major and two minor-and a huge cache of arms and ammunition besides administrative stores, including personnel dairy were recovered.

The operation was still going on when the reports last came in, he said.

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