Srinagar (Agencies): A militant hideout was unearthed by the security forces in Kokernag area of Anantnag district and huge quantity of explosives and ammunition was recovered, officials said.

A search operation was launched by the Army troops in Vessu area of Kokernag, 80 kms from here and busted the hideout, the officials added.

They said the recoveries made from the hideout included six packets of explosives, weighing around 30 kgs, six hand grenades, five electronic detonators, 105 rounds of AK ammunition and 10 rounds of Pika ammunition.

Meanwhile, an explosion took place at Mustafabad on Srinagar-Baramulla road on Friday night, sources said.

However, there was no casualty reported in the blast which triggered panic among locals.