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2 LeT associates arrested along with arms & ammunition in J&K’s Baramulla

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Srinagar: Security forces arrested two militant associates of Lashkar-e-Taiba in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla district, police said on Thursday.

Police said the arrests were made by joint forces following a specific input regarding movement of militants in Frestihar Kreeri village.

“ Following an input joint forces of Baramulla Police and 29 RR placed a MVCP (Mobile Vehicle Check Post) at Frestihar Waripora Crossing Kreeri. Two suspect persons who were coming towards Crossing tried to flee while noticing a joint naka party but were apprehended tactfully,” a police statement said.

“During their personal search two Chinese pistols, two magazines and 15 live pistol rounds were recovered from them and were taken into custody immediately,” police said.

They identified the two as Suhail Gulzar of Frestihar Kreeri and Waseem Ahmad Pata Hudipora Rafiabad, who were associated with LeT.

Police said a case under Indian Arms Act & UA (P) Act was registered in Police Station Kreeri and investigations was taken up.

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