Two Hybrid Militants Of LeT Arrested In Srinagar: Police

Arms and ammunition were also recovered from their possession

Srinagar- Two local ‘hybrid’ militants of the proscribed militant outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) were arrested with arms and ammunition in Srinagar city on Monday, police said.

‘Hybrid’ militants are those who are not listed as militants but persons radicalised enough to carry out a militant strike and then slip back into the routine life.

“Srinagar Police arrested two local hybrid terrorists of proscribed terror outfit LeT/TRF. Incriminating materials, arms and ammunition, including 15 pistols, 30 magazines, 300 rounds and a silencer were recovered,” Inspector General of Police, Kashmir, Vijay Kumar said on Twitter.

TRF or The Resistance Front is an offshoot of the LeT.

He said a case has been registered and an investigation was underway. “It is a big success for the police,” the IGP said.   (PTI)

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