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Hizbul militant, five LeT men arrested in Kashmir, module busted

The LeT operatives were apprehended during checking of vehicles at Khusarpora Hajin axis in Bandipora.

india Updated: Jun 01, 2017 18:56 IST
Five of the militants who were arrested on Thursday.
Five of the militants who were arrested on Thursday.(ANI Twitter)

A Hizbul Mujahideen militant and five overground operatives of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) outfit were arrested from two separate places in Kashmir, police said on Thursday.

Five LeT operatives were apprehended during checking of vehicles at Khusarpora Hajin axis in Bandipora in north Kashmir, police said, claiming to have busted a module of the outfit.

The recoveries from their car included 10 hand grenades, two AK magazines and 27 AK rounds, police said.

During preliminary investigation, the accused said they were working for LeT as overground workers. Police registered a case and investigation is on.

Hizbul Mujahideen militant Suhaib Ahmad Bhat, a resident of Chursoo Awantipora in Pulwama district, was apprehended by the security forces from Manigam area of Qazigund, the official said.

Security forces recovered one pistol, one pistol magazine and eight pistol rounds from his possession, he said.