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Al Qaeda communication set recovered in J&K

Source: PTI
April 29, 2005 09:42 IST
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The recovery of a global communication set used by Al Qaeda in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir has once again brought to the fore the nexus between Kashmiri ultras and the international terrorist outfit, a police spokesman said on Thursday.

The recovery, first of its kind in Jammu and Kashmir, was made by a police party at Chicka Kheit under Kandi police station, the spokesman said.

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He said besides the communication set, the search party also recovered 30 kgs of RDX, one AK rifle, a sniper rifle, one M-16 rifle with its six magazines, a rocket projectile gun, two hand wireless sets, 13 RPG rounds, a claymore mine,
8 anti-personnel mines, 18 hand-grenades, 10 AK magazines, 132 pika rounds, five IED (improvised explosive devices) sticks and 970 AK rounds from the hideout.

The police also recovered a pistol, its two magazines, 47 rounds, two AK rounds and a hand-grenade from another militant hideout at Arenag Mangit under police station Banihal, the spokesman said.

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