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Lashkar terrorist apprehended in Pulwama, grenades recovered

CRPF, JKP, and the Indian Army conducted a joint search operation in Mirgund, Rajpora, Pulwama today during which they apprehended a terrorist identified as Sarwir Ahmed Mir.

Manzoor Mir Edited by: Manzoor Mir
New Delhi Updated on: November 09, 2021 0:02 IST
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Two Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) terrorists were apprehended by security forces on Monday from Anantnag and Pulwama districts of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said.

A joint search operation by CRPF, JKP, and the Indian Army conducted a search operation in Mirgund, Rajpora, Pulwama today during which they apprehended a terrorist identified as Sarwir Ahmed Mir.

Two hand grenades were also recovered from his possession.

A resident of Bathen, Pulwama, 21-year-old Sarwir Ahmed Mir 21 went missing from his home recently and joined terror organisation LeT.

While another terrorist was apprehended from Wahadan village of Ashmuqam area in Anantnag during a search operation, officials said.

The arrested militant was identified as Hafiz Abdullah Malik who was affiliated with The Resistance Front (TRF), which is believed to be a shadow outfit of LeT by security forces.

One pistol and seven rounds were recovered from Malik's possession at the time of his arrest while on his disclosure, the security forces seized an AK rifle, two magazines and 40 rounds from Katsu forests in Aishmuqam.

(With inputs from PTI)

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