Doda (Jammu and Kashmir): Security forces deployed in Jammu and Kashmir’s Doda busted a militant hideout. They recovered arms and ammunition in Dessa Forest of Doda district. According to officials, a search operation was launched during which the troops spotted an underground hideout in which arms and ammunition were hidden.
Security forces said that this was an old hideout built by militants in the dense forest area. The material recovered from the hideout included two AK-47 rifles, 355 round of ammunition, 4 UBGL grenades, 1 grenade thrower and 3 magazines.
All the material was seized and hideout was damaged by troops. Doda remained a front ranking militancy ridden area from 1990 to 2000.
The district has witnessed large scale killing, kidnapping and burning incidents during this period.