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Twin grenade attacks: 2 LeT militants held in Kashmir

india Updated: Oct 27, 2011 18:33 IST
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Kashmir police on Thursday claimed to have cracked the twin grenade attacks that took place at Batamaloo and Baramulla in Kashmir in August this year by arresting two Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militants from North Kashmir's Baramulla district.

"Srinagar police have cracked the twin blast case at Baramulla and Batamaloo, Srinagar. A special investigation team constituted by the Srinagar police arrested two Lashkar-e-Toiba operatives, who had carried out the twin blasts," said a police spokesman.

On 25th August, two blasts rocked Batamaloo and Baramulla, 65 km north of Srinagar. Two BSF jawans were killed at Baramulla, where as there was no loss of life at Batamaloo.

The police have identified the apprehended LeT operatives as Irfan Ashraf Dar, son of Mohammad Ashraf Dar,a resident of Reban, Sopore and Ali Mohammad, a resident of Reban, Sopore.

"During questioning, they revealed that Muza Molvi, a Sopore-based LeT commander, had provided them with the grenades and had directed them to carry out grenade blasts at crowded markets," said the police spokesman.

Both the culprits have been handed over to Baramulla police for further investigations.