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Two militants as many associates arrested in north Kashmir, says police

Srinagar Jail. [FPK File Photo/Vikar Syed]

Baramulla: Police on Tuesday claimed to have busted LeT militant module by arresting two active LeT militants and their two associates including a woman associate in Bandipora.

In a handout, the police said that Bandipora Police along with 13RR and CRPF during a cordon and search operation launched at Gundbal Nursery arrested two active militants linked with militant outfit LeT. They have been identified as Musaib Mir @ Moya resident of Rakh Hajin and Arafat Farooq Wagey @ Dr Adil resident of Gulshnabad Hajin.

According to a police spokesman, incriminating material, arms and ammunition including 01 AK-47 rifle, 01 AK-56 riffle, 04 AK series Magazines, live rounds, RDX powder, nails and ball bearings, batteries 9 volt, detonators, IED mechanism circuit, remote control, loose wire, and iron pipes etc have been recovered from their possession.

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