Militant Associate Arrested, Arms And Ammunition Recovered

SRINAGAR: A militant associate was on Monday arrested with AK-47 and other ammunition in Keegam area of South Kashmir’s Shopian district.

An official said that based on input received regarding the presence of militants in Daramdora Keegam Shopian, a joint team of forces including Shopian Police and 44 RR launched Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) in the area.

He said that during the search operation, an OGW of Lashkar-e-Toiba outfit identified as Tanveer Ahmad Wani, son of Bashir Ahmad Wani of Daramdora village in Shopian district was arrested.

He said one AK-47, one magazine, 10 AK rounds and one bag was recovered from his possession.

He said that a case in this regard has been registered and further investigation has been taken up.


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