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Army arrests two Kashmiri youths near LoC in Poonch

Two Kashmiri youths who were trying to cross over to Pakistan for arms training were held by Indian army from near Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district in the wee hours on Saturday, officials said.

chandigarh Updated: Aug 25, 2012 17:27 IST
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Two Kashmiri youths who were trying to cross over to Pakistan for arms training were held by Indian army from near Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district in the wee hours on Saturday, officials said.


The youths were apprehended by Army troops guarding the border while they were trying to sneak into the Pakistan side from Gauparian forward belt, an army officer said.

The duo, identified as Hilal Ahmed and Gulzar Ahmed of Budgam district of Kashmir valley, were later handed over to police, he said.

First Published: Aug 25, 2012 14:58 IST