Jaish module busted in J&K’s Kulgam, six terrorists arrested
A huge cache of arms and ammunition was recovered, including a hand grenade, a pistol and other incriminating materials.
Security forces recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunition (India Today photo)
By Ashraf Wani: Security forces on Friday busted a Jaish-e-Mohammad module and arrested six people in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kulgam. A huge cache of arms and ammunition was also recovered, including a hand grenade, a pistol, two mortal shells and other incriminating materials.
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A search was launched by the Kulgam Police and the Rashtriya Rifles in Kulgam’s Mirhama and DH Pora and arrested the six terror associates. They recovered eight magazines and 446 rounds of M4 rifles, a pistol magazine and 18 pistol rounds.
Other recoveries include four UBGL shells, 30 AK rounds, one magazine each of INSAS and AK rifles, four walkie-talkie sets and a wireless set.
A police spokesperson told news agency PTI that a preliminary investigation revealed that the six arrested were in touch with handlers across the border via various social media platforms. They were allegedly involved in carrying out bomb attacks, intimidating civilians and firing attacks on Panchayati Raj Institution members and minority communities.
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