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Six persons arrested on charges of ‘throwing grenades’ in south Kashmir, says police

Srinagar: Six persons have been arrested on charges of “throwing grenades” and for pasting “threat posters of election boycott” in Tral and Sangam areas of south Kashmir, officials said on Wednesday.

“Police along with 42RR and 180 BN CRPF busted a (militant) associate network of Jaish-e-Mohammad involved in grenade lobbing incidents in Tral Pulwama and Sangam areas of Anantnag district,” a police spokesperson said in a statement.

“The arrested (militant) associates have been in contact with Pakistani handlers and have targeted security forces by lobbing grenades in recent past,” he said, adding, “The arrested persons have been involved in pasting of threat poster of election boycott in Tral areas”.

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