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J&K: Three OGWs arrested by security forces in Shopian

News Agencies | Updated on: 5 August 2017, 13:17 IST
(ANI)

Three Over ground workers (OGW) were arrested on 5 August by 62 Rashtriya Rifles (RR) and Shopian Police in a joint operation at Nagbal, an area in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian.
Some weapons were also recovered from the area.

More details are awaited.

Earlier in the day, three Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists were killed in an encounter by the police, Army and the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) in Sopore area's Amarghad of Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district.

During the encounter, a police jawan was also injured, but he is stable.

Arms and ammunition were also recovered from the encounter area.

According to the Additional Deputy Commissioner, all government and private schools and colleges in Sopore are closed on 5 August post encounter.

The internet services have also been snapped in North Kashmir's Baramulla District.

A joint operation was conducted by 179 Battalion Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), 52 Rashtriya Rifles, Special Operation Group (SOG) of the Jammu and Kashmir Police since 04:30 a.m. on 5 August morning. 

-ANI

First published: 5 August 2017, 13:17 IST
 
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