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2 Associates Of Lashkar-e-Taiba Arrested In Jammu And Kashmir


2 Associates Of Lashkar-e-Taiba Arrested In Jammu And Kashmir. (Representational)

Srinagar:

Two associates of Lashkar-e-Taiba have been arrested in Sopore space of Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir in reference to a grenade explosion case, police stated on Saturday.

On December 12 final yr, three civilians have been injured in a grenade explosion exterior the gate of Police Post Bus Stand in Sopore space of the north Kashmir district, a police official stated.

A case was registered and investigation was set into movement.

During the course of investigation, two suspects — Mohammad Asif Najar, a resident of Noor Bagh Sopore; and Sahil Rashid Bhat, a resident of Green Town Sopore — have been apprehended, the official stated.

During their questioning, he stated, they confessed that they have been working for Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) as overground employees and had thrown the grenade on the police submit on the instructions of LeT terrorists.

The duo additionally confessed that they wished to affix the terrorist ranks, and the grenade was handed over to them to throw it on any safety drive/police institutions in Sopore space, the official stated.

Both have been arrested and additional investigation is occurring, he added.

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