Four militants of Hizbul Mujahideen have been arrested from Shopian district of Kashmir and a huge quantity of arms and ammunition have been recovered from their possession, a police official on Sunday said.
"Four militants of Hizbul Mujhadeen were arrested by a joint team of police, army and CRPF from Shopian, dealing a strong blow to the attempts of senior commanders of the outfit from across (the Line of Control) to revive militancy in the area," he said.
The arrested militants have been identified as Altaf Ganaie, Adil Shah, Sadam Shah and Zahid She, the spokesperson said. He said four AK 47 rifles, 16 magazines and 500 rounds of ammunition were seized from the arrested militants.
The spokesperson also added that several overground workers of the outfit have also been detained.