Police bust Lashkar hideout in Awantipora, arrests militant associate

Srinagar: Awantipora Police claimed to have busted a hideout of militant outfit (LeT) Lashkar-e-Toiba at Chandhara area of Pampore town in Pulwama district and arrested one militant associate.

He has been identified as Adil Ahmad Shah son of Mohd Azad Shah, a resident of Chandhara Pampore.

Police in a statement said, Police along with 50 RR and 110BN CRPF carried out searches in a residential house at Chandhara Pampore. During search one large hideout was found in the cow shed of the said house.

The size of the hideout is approximately 10ft x5ft x5ft with small opening covered by a lid and a tunnel of about 6ft leading to the hideout.

Incriminating material of proscribed outfit Lashker-e-Taiba and 26 round of AK-47 were recovered from the said hideout, the statement added.

A Cse FIR No. 04/2021 stands registered at Police Station Pampore under relevant sections of Unlawful Activity Act.

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