3 Al-badr militants held, war like stores recovered in Kashmir

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Srinagar, Sep 26: Security forces arrested three Al-Badr militants and recovered war like stores, including deadly RDX in the Kashmir valley overnight, official sources said.

They said Jammu and Kashmir police set up a naka at Sofanam Pinjoora in south Kashmir district of Shopian following a tip-off about militant movement.

After a long wait, police arrested three Al-Badr militants identified as Mohammad Yousuf Ganie, Parvaiz Mohi-ud-Din Baba, Mohammad Sadiq Bhat during the checking.

Two AK magazines, 54 AK rounds, four Kilograms RDX and Indian currency Rs 44000 have been recovered from their possession.

Troops of 63-Field Regiment during a search operation busted a hideout and recovered huge cache of arms and ammunition from the forest area of Jabeen Behak Morsary in the frontier district of Kupwara.

The arms and ammunition recovered included two 9 mm Chinese pistols, two pistol magazines, 16 pistol rounds, 100 AK rounds, two detonators, 12 meters detonator wire, one hand grenade one IED remote unit and one IED switch unit.

However, no one was arrested.

UNI

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