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Security forces arrest 5 suspected militants, policeman in Jammu and Kashmir

The Security Forces Achieved Major Success In Jammu And Kashmir As They Arrested Six Suspected Militants, Including A Policeman.

PTI | Updated on: 28 Oct 2016, 03:40:43 PM
Indian armed forces (Image source: Getty)


Six suspected militants, including a policeman were arrested during two operations by security forces in the city and Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday.

Acting on an intelligence input about the presence of the Lashkar-e-Toiba militants, the security forces launched a search operation in Batamaloo police station area of the city, official sources said.

Five suspected militants of LeT were arrested during the operation, they said, adding weapons and explosives were recovered from their possession.

One of the arrested persons is a policeman hailing from Karnah area of Kupwara district.In another operation, police arrested a militant of Hizbul Mujahideen from Wampora area of Kulgam district, the sources said.Police officials, however, refused to confirm the arrests.

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First Published : 28 Oct 2016, 03:29:00 PM