‘2 militant associates arrested’
Srinagar: Police on Thursday said that a major tragedy was averted by recovering 15 kilograms of improvised explosive device at Armullah Litter area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. Two militant associates have also been arrested, police said in a tweet.
“Acting on a specific input regarding planting of an IED by (militants), police and security forces recovered 15Kg IED in village Armullah Litter and thereby averted a possible major tragedy,” a police spokesperson said in a statement.
“In this connection, the joint team also arrested two (militant) associates identified as Mohammad Younis Mir son of Parvaiz Ahmad Mir and Jan Mohammad Ganie son of Ghulam Nabi Ganie, both residents of village Armullah Pulwama.”
Accordingly, he said, a case (FIR No. 65/2022) under relevant sections of law was registered at Police Station Litter and further investigation has been initiated.