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Militants flee Kulgam home, leave machine gun & IED material behind

Police said the militants managed to escape after the first exchange of fire, sniffer dogs were being used to track them down, the police said.

Published: 11th April 2020 11:59 AM  |   Last Updated: 11th April 2020 12:55 PM   |  A+A-

Army personnel move towards the house where militants were holed up at Ladoora village in Rafiabad area of Baramulla district on August 2. (File | PTI)

Image used for representational purpose only. (Photo | PTI)

By IANS

SRINAGAR: With militant activities spiking in the valley, J&K police have now recovered one PIKA LMG and material used for making Improvised Explosive Device (IED) from a house in South Kashmir's Kulgam district.

A joint operation was launched by police and army on the basis of a credible information about the presence of militants at Nandimarg late on Friday, police said. After the security forces reached the spot there were firing exchanges which led to a cordon and search operation of the house in which the militants were hiding.

Police said the militants managed to escape after the first exchange of fire, sniffer dogs were being used to track them down, the police said.

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