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Five militant associates arrested, arms and ammunition recovered: Police

Five militant associates arrested, arms and ammunition recovered: Police
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Srinagar, Mar 23: Police on Sunday evening claimed to have recovered a large quantity of arms and ammunition from Keran sector of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district after apprehending five militant associates, sources said.

Official sources said that five militant associates were arrested by Sopore police who were involved in providing logistic support and shelter to active militants operating in the northern region of Kashmir.

Thesources added that during sustained questioning the arrested persons gave location to Sopore police of the place where large quantity of war like stores was dumped.

A team of police from Sopore went to Keran sector of Kupwara were from they recovered these war like storage, sources added.

Giving details, a police officer termed this as a major success and said war like stores were recovered  which including 8AK Assault rifles , nine Pistol 9MM , one thousand AK RDS and seventy Hand grenades  during search operation in the area.

The officer said that police is expecting more arrests in coming days.(GNS)


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