Security forces unearthed a militant hideout in Ramban district and recovered a cache of arms and ammunition from it, police said.

Acting on a tip off that militants were planning to carry out attacks on security forces, police and troops of 12 Rashtriya Rifles launched a cordon and search operation in Taparwan Pogal area of Banihal tehsil and recovered arms and ammunition from a hideout last night, they said.

An AK-56 rifle, one magazine, 75 AK rounds, 16 Pika rounds, two Chinese grenades and five UBGL grenades were recovered from the hideout.

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