Security force arrests militant in Kupwara, recover arms, ammunition

Published at July 23, 2018 12:11 PM 0Comment(s)2454views


Security force arrests militant in Kupwara, recover arms, ammunition

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Kupwara

Security forces on Monday arrested a militant and recovered arms and ammunition in a village in the frontier district of Kupwara, official sources said.

They said on a tip-off about the presence of militants troops of Rashtriya Rifles (RR), Special Operation Group (SOG) of Jammu and Kashmir police and CRPF launched a joint search operation at village Humpora, Handwara, in Kupwara this morning.

During the operation a militant identified as Waqar Ahmad Malik, a resident of another Handwara village was arrested.

Later, on his disclosure security forces recovered one AK 47 rifle, over 600 rounds, and one UBGL.

Police have registered a case and initiated further investigation, they said.

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