National Desk: Security forces raided a hideout of militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district on Sunday and recovered 19 grenades. Security forces also foiled a terrorist plan to disturb peace in the border district with grenade attacks.
No arrests yet,
a defense spokesman said that no one was arrested during the operation. The operation was jointly carried out by the army and police in Fagla area of Surankot. Rashtriya Rifles and police conducted a joint operation in Phagla area on the basis of accurate information on the security forces being targeted by the militants on NH 144A (Jammu-Poonch Highway).
Heavy grenade recovered from the grenade The
spokesperson said that both agencies recovered a huge cache of grenades hidden in a natural cave-like hideout. A total of 19 grenades have been recovered. ”He said that the recovery of the grenade foiled a conspiracy to disrupt peace in Poonch.
The second major case of seizure of the explosives, the
spokesperson said, revealed that the hideout had foiled a major conspiracy to attack the security forces. The army and police have once again proved their courage to fulfill the commitment to fight against terrorism and to maintain stability in the region. "This is the second major case of explosives seizures in the Jammu region in the last few days." Security forces had recovered a huge cache of arms and explosives from Chakarandi village in Doda district on Saturday.