Lashkar Terrorist Arrested; Arms, Ammunition Recovered In J&K

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Jammu and Kashmir police have arrested a Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorist. (Representational)

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir):

Jammu and Kashmir police and security forces have arrested a Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorist with arms and ammunition in orchards of Nikloora village of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Friday.

The terrorist was identified as Shamim Sofi, a resident of Nikloora who was associated with Lashkar and was active since July this year, the Police informed.

“Pulwama police and security forces have apprehended LeT terrorist Shamim Sofi. Incriminating materials including arms and ammunition recovered from him,” J&K police said.

According to the officiant information, a specific input was generated by Pulwama Police, and the joint team was formed including Cordon and Search Operations (CASO), 55 Rashtriya Rifles (RR) of the army, and 182 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF).

A case in this regard has been registered and investigation has been taken up, the officer added.

Earlier on Tuesday, the officials said Jammu and Kashmir arrested two terrorist associates in Pulwama and busted a terrorist hideout in the Rajourikadal area in Srinagar district.

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