May 2007 News

165 kg RDX seized in Doda

8 May 2007
The Daily Excelsior
Excelsior Correspondent

Doda: Security forces today smashed two hide-out of the militants in Doda district and recovered 165 kg RDX besides other explosive devices and ammunition. A police hand-out said security forces and police destroyed a hide-out of the militants at Shakri Dhar in Bhalla area and recovered 165 kg RDX, one wireless set, 46 SLR rounds, one magazine of .303 and 14 rounds. Another hide-out of the ultras was busted at Roshan Gali in Kishtwar area of Doda from where the security personnel seized one 12 bore rifle with one magazine and three rounds, one AK magazine and 18 round, three hand grenades, five UBGL rounds, one wireless set, 15 kg ration and incriminating material. With the recovery of 165 kg RDX, a major tragedy has been averted as it could have been used by the militants in triggering several blasts.

 

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