Jammu and Kashmir police carried out the search operation along with an Army unit and recovered the large cache hidden in the forest area.

"We have busted a hideout in the forest area. We have recovered arms and ammunition," said Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) M S Chouhan.

"This was the sixth incident of the kind during this year. The local army unit along with the Jammu and Kashmir Police had succeeded in this recovery in Doda district," he added.

It may be mentioned here that during the search operation, they recovered two 9mm pistols, three hand grenades, two wireless sets, one walkie-talkie, 17 UBGL grenades, two magazines of AK-47, 256 rounds of ammunition for AK 56, 15 rounds ammunition of Pika gun, four rounds of HMG ammunition, 10 rounds Sniper ammunition, blankets, clothing, utensils, currency notes and two Islamic literature books.

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