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Three militant associates arrested in Sopore, says police

A deployment of armed forces personnel near military operation site. [FPK File Photo/ Qayoom Khan]

Sopore: Jammu and Kashmir police on Saturday claimed to have arrested three LeT militant associates in north Kashmir’s Sopore.

In a statement, police said, “On 11,01,2022 at about 1405 hours, a joint naka was established by Sopore police, 22 RR and 179 BN CRPF at Chinar crossing Darpora in the jurisdiction of Police Station Bomai. During the naka checking it was noticed that three persons coming from village Gund Brath towards village Bomai were roaming in suspicious conditions and were subsequently asked to stop, but they tried to flee from the spot, however were apprehended tactfully by the vigilant armed forces”.

The statement said, “Upon their personal search, two pistols, two pistol magazines, thirteen pistol rounds, and a hand grenade were recovered from their possession”.

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