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2 terrorists arrested in J&K’s Shopian; war-like stores recovered

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 31 October 2022, 18:22 IST

In a major blow to the terrorist modules in the Jammu and Kashmir, the police have arrested two local terrorists from Shopian district on October 30 and recovered warlike stores from their possession.

According to the PRO (Defence) Srinagar, the captured terrorists identified as Gowher Manzoor and Aqib Hussain Nanda are the residents of Drabgam in Pulwama. He further informed that the huge cache of arms and ammunitions was recovered in a joint operation led by security forces and J&K Police.

As a result of a tip-off about their whereabouts in or around Chak Keller area, the police were able to arrest the local terrorists. The police intercepted the vehicle of the terrorists and arrested them.

Earlier, an active Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorist identified as Adil Gani Dar was arrested from Mohandpora village of Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian and the officials also recovered several arms and ammunition from his possession.

Meanwhile, on October 27, the Jammu and Kashmir Police arrested another LeT terrorist-- Nisar Ahmad Bhat-- following a search operation near the Sheeri Police Station of Baramulla district, as a part of the search operation to catch foreign terrorists from Pakistan.

First published: 31 October 2022, 18:22 IST