Terrorist held, 15 kg explosives seized in J&K
A Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist was arrested and 15 kg explosives seized in separate operations in J&K.india Updated: Jul 17, 2006 13:32 IST
A Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist was arrested and 15 kg explosives recovered in separate operations in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said on Monday.
Hizbul terrorist Mukhtar Ahmad Awan was arrested by a joint team of police and Rashtriya Rifles at Lassidaban in Rajpora area of Pulwama district on Sunday night, sources said.
An AK assault rifle, two magazines and 20 rounds were recovered from Awan, who is being questioned, they said.
In another operation, security forces raided a shoe shop of one Riyaz Ahmad Dar at Dadsar in Tral area on Sunday night and recovered 15 kg of explosives and three detonators, sources said.
The shopkeeper was absconding and efforts are on to arrest him, they added.