Arrests Made in Pahalgam Militant Attack Case, Two Held: Officials


SRINAGAR: Security forces in Anantnag district have arrested two hybrid militants for an attack in Pahalgam earlier this month in which a tourist couple was injured, officials said on Tuesday.

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Those arrested have been identified as Waseem Ahmad Shah and Adnan Ahmad Beigh, both residents of Anantnag, they said.

A pistol along with a magazine and eight rounds, a grenade, and 120 AK rounds were recovered from their possession, the officials said.

“Security forces solved the Pahalgam terror attack by arresting two hybrid terrorists,” the officials said.

On May 18, a tourist couple from Rajasthan’s Jaipur were shot at by militants at an open camp in Pahalgam tourist resort.


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