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Srinagar: An alert was sounded on Sunday across south Kashmir to foil any militant attack using a car, snatched by two unidentified gunmen from a civilian in Shopian district, officials said.
The security forces have been asked to remain on a lookout for a Maruti car, which was snatched by gunmen from Pinjoora in Shopian, 55 kms from here, they said.
The agencies apprehend that militants might use the stolen vehicle to stage an attack on security forces.
A case has been registered in this regard.
Meanwhile, security forces busted a militant hideout and recovered ammunition in Kishtwar district, police officials said.
On specific information, a joint team of police and CRPF busted the hideout in forest area of Andheri in Keshwan area on Saturday evening .
The recoveries included one rocket launcher, two rocket shells, 63 rounds of AK ammunition, 42 rounds of 7.62 mm pistol, a wireless set and one radio antenna. — PTI
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