Srinagar, Oct 1 (UNI) Jammu and Kashmir police today claimed to have foiled a suicide attack when they arrested a fidayeen alongwith arms and ammunition, including assault rifle and grenades, in the city.
A police spokesman said police arrested a militant Shaheen at Shalteang, about 10 km from here on Srinagar-Baramulla road today alongwith two Ak rifles, one wireless set, seven grenades, two pouches and maps of Line of Control and infiltration tracks.
He said the militant, resident of Theed, Harwan, during the questioning admitted that he was given the task to transport the arms and ammunition to city from Dangerpora, Sopore, in Baramulla district.
The consignment was to carry out suicide attack in the city, the militant had said to police.
Spokesman said with the arrest of militant they have averted a major tragedy.