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Security forces burst LeT module in Bandipora, 5 militant associates arrested

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BANDIPORA: Jammu and Kashmir police on Sunday claimed to have busted two militant modules of Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) by arresting five militant associates in Bandipora and Hajin areas of the district.

Police said that the arrested five militant associates of Lashker-Toiba (LeT) were providing logistics and transportation to militants in the districts.

It said that in one case, on a specific input security forces recovered two Chinese grenades in Bandipora from militant associates identified as Irfan Ahmad Bhat of Ashtango, Sajad Ahmad Mir of Arin, Shariq Ahmad Mir of Arin and Irfan Ahmad Jan of Qazipora Bandipora, who were providing Sims & other logistic support to militants and other incriminating material was also recovered from their possession.

“During naka at Rakh Hajin, security forces arrested one militant associate namely Irfan Aziz Bhat of Hajin and recovered one chinese grenade from his possession,” police said, adding that he was also in touch with Pak based militant Umer Lala.

The militant associate along with his pak based militant were planning to carry out militant activities in Hajin area.

“Cases have been registered in Police Station Bandipora & Hajin under relevant section of law & further investigation has been taken up,” the police added—(KNO)

 

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