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Exfiltration bid foiled in URI, 4 held


URI: Three youths and a “guide” from Baramulla district were detained by police and army in the Uri area of the north Kashmir district, officials said on Friday.

They said that based on a specific input that a group of youth was on their way to exfiltrate the Line of Control (LoC) via upper reaches of Uri, police and army apprehended all of them.

A police officer confirming it told that the two youths were from Sheeri Baramulla and one from Sopore while the “guide was from Uri. “They were on the way to Pakistan (administered) Kashmir for arms training,” the officer said, adding, “Incriminating material, torches and knives have been recovered”. (GNS)


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