SRINAGAR: Police on Saturday said that its Special Investigation Unit (SIU) Shopian carried out a search in Rawalpora Shopian in connection with the case pertaining to the militant attack on non-local labourers at Gagren area of South Kashmir’s Shopian district.

A police spokesperson in a statement said, “Search was carried out in the non-residential house of active militant Hanzal Yaqoob Shah son of Mohammad Yaqoob Shah linked with proscribed terror outfit LeT for his involvement in case FIR No. 126/2023 under section 3 07 IPC, 7/27 IAA, 16, 18, 20, 23, 38, 39 UAP Act of P/S Shopian.”

“It is pertinent to mention that in July, militants equipped with illicit weapons aimed at three non-local-labourers and left them injured at Gagren Shopian. The search was conducted as per procedure and law.  The search was carried in a bid to dismantle the terror ecosystem and to eradicate terrorism completely,” reads the statement. (GNS)


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