2 Militants Arrested In South Kashmir: Police

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Srinagar- Police on Monday claimed to have arrested two militants of TRF/ Lashker-e-Taiba outfit in south Kashmir's Anantnag and Pulwama districts.

An active militant of TRF/ Lashker-e-Taiba was arrested by government forces in Wahadan area of south Kashmir's Anantnag district, according to news agency GNS.

A senior police officer said that based on specific information, a search operation was launched at Wahadan area of Aishmuqam by joint forces of Police and army's 3RR during wee hours.

The officer further said that during search operation one active militant identified as Hafiz Abdulla Malik resident of Ganjipora was arrested.

From his possession one Pistol and seven rounds were also recovered. He was active since 25 Sep this year, the officer added.

On interrogating him, he led search parties to Katsu Forest where governmenr forces recovered an AK-47, 02 magazine along with 40 rounds from the spot, the officer added.

Meanwhile, an active militant of TRF/ Lashker-e-Taiba outfit  was also arrested in south Kashmir's Pulwama district.

A senior Police officer said that Pulwama police along with Army arrested one militant identified as Sarwir Ahmad Mir(22) son of Ghulam Mohideen Mir resident of Bathen, Khrew.

The officer further said that he is an active militant of LeT /TRF outfit, who had joined the militant ranks recently.

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