Srinagar, May 9 (UNI) Jammu and Kashmir police have arrested two more Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) militants in the frontier district of Kupwara, official sources said today.
They said Special Operation Group (SOG) of the state police and 125 battalion Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) launched a joint operation at Handwara in north Kashmir today.
During the operation, two Local Trained Militants (LET) of HM Mohammad Saleem Sheikh and Abdul Hamid War were arrested.
Sheikh had again joined militants after his release.
They said one AK rifle, two magazines, one grenade, wireless set and 49 rounds of ammunition were recovered from their possession.
More than two dozen HM militants, including some top commanders, had been killed or arrested by the security forces in the Kashmir valley during the past one month.
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