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Army claimed here on Tuesday that it has unearthed and busted several hideouts of militants where they had stored weapons along the Line of Control .
These hideouts were located in Rampur area of Baramulla district, according to a spokesman of the army
On 30 Aug, movement of suspicious persons detected along the Line of Control in Rampur Sector, Baramulla district. Movement was from a village close to the LoC & the suspects had crossed into Indian territory. Their move was kept under constant surveillance.
Due to adverse terrain, thick foliage and bad weather conditions alert sounded for likely infiltration attempt. Surveillance Grid was beefed up across the area; ambushes were re-sited to thwart any such attempt. Surveillance continued through the night.
Subsequently, on 31 Aug at approx 0500h, search of the area carried out. After extensive search of seven hours, a huge cache of arms & ammunition were recovered from well concealed locations in 2 hideouts in Rampur Sector.
Arms recovery comprises Five AK Series Rifles (along with six magazines & two sealed boxes with 1254 rounds of AK ammunition), Six pistols (with Nine magazines & Six rounds), Twenty one grenades, Two UBGL grenades & Two Kenwood Radio sets.