Srinagar: Security forces today arrested two Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) militants, who were allegedly involved in an attack that left two army personnel and a cop dead, from Baramulla district of Kashmir.
"Two persons who were part of terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammad module in Baramulla have been arrested," a senior police official said.
He said the arrested persons have been identified as Safeer Ahmad Bhat and Farhaan Fayaz.
"These individuals were part of JeM terror module — operating in Baramulla and adjoining areas — headed by a Pakistani terrorist Khalid. This module was involved in the attack on security forces on August 16 in which two armymen and a cop were killed at Khwajabagh in Baramulla," the official said.
He said one AK rifle, one pistol and some ammunition were recovered from the arrested militants.
Updated Date: Oct 22, 2016 12:57 PM