Jammu, July 14 : Security personnels have arrested two militants, including a close confidant of the Hizb-ul-Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin, in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri District on Sunday night.
According to official sources, security personnel conducted search operations at Chingus on Rajouri-Jammu highway on Sunday night and arrested the outfit's coordination commander Abdul Rasheed Bhat along with an accomplice Mustaq Hussain.
Bhat enjoys second place after the outfit supremo and he is also the most trusted man of United Jehad Council chief.
An AK rifle, three magazines, 90 rounds and Rs one lakh were recovered from their possession.
The two are being interrogated for further information.