Srinagar: Police on Friday claimed to have busted a militant hideout in Tral area of Pulwama district.
A police spokesman said, “Based on specific information regarding presence of militants of proscribed outfit JeM in Takiya Gulabagh Tral area of Awantipora, police along with Army and CRPF launched a search operation in the area.”
During search in the area, a hideout of JeM was busted and subsequently destroyed, he said.
The spokesman added that, ” the joint team was able to recover incriminating materials from the hideout. The incriminating material has been taken into Police custody for the purpose of investigation”. Adding that a case FIR No. 77/2020 under relevant sections of law stands registered at Police Station Tral and investigation into the matter has been initiated.