Kashmir, August 17: Police along with security forces on Wednesday claimed to have recovered arms and ammunition from a hideout inside a house after a brief encounter in Kutpora area of south Kashmir’s Shopian district.

“On specific input Security Forces launched a CASO in Kutpora, Shopian. During search, terrorists lobbed grenades on the search party. Search party also retaliated. However terrorists escaped due to darkness. Police & SFs busted a hideout inside a house & recovered Arms/Amns, ” a police spokesman said.