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5 terrorist associates arrested in Kashmir

Four terrorist associates were arrested in Jammu and Kashmir's Awantipora, another was arrested in the Baramulla district.

Edited by: India TV News Desk Srinagar Updated on: December 21, 2021 22:07 IST
5 terrorist associates arrested in Kashmir
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5 terrorist associates arrested in Kashmir

Five terrorist associates linked with proscribed terror outfits were arrested in Kashmir on Tuesday. While four terrorist associates were arrested in Jammu and Kashmir's Awantipora, another was arrested in the Baramulla district. 

A terrorist associate of Lashkar-e-Toiba was arrested on Baramulla outskirts. The terrorist associate has been identified as Faisal Ahmed Dar.10 rounds of pistol were recovered from his possession.

Police said acting on specific input, Awantipora police, along with the army's 50 RR and the CRPF, apprehended the four terrorist associates, identified as Zubair Gul, Adil Fayaz Ganie, Basit Ali, all residents of Samboora, and Shahid Nabi Pandith, resident of Konibal Pampore. Incriminating materials, arms and ammunition including a pistol, and hand grenade were recovered from their possession.

"During the preliminary investigation, it was revealed that the arrested terrorist associates were in touch with JeM commanders and were involved in transportation of arms and ammunition," police said. "Besides, they were providing shelter and other logistic support to the active terrorists operating in Samboora and Pampore areas of Awantipora." A case has been registered and further investigation has been taken up.

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