JK News Today


Srinagar, January 04

According to police one Lashkar-e-Toiba (LET) militant was caught along with arms and ammunition  in Handwara late last night in North Kashmir.

The police was tipped about the militant’s presence near Fruit Mandi in Handwara where a cordon was laid and the militant was captured. He has been identified as Ashiq Ahmad alias Abu Haider , a close associate of Abu Bakr– an LET commander killed in December last year.

The police said that arms ammunition recovered from the captured militant include AK 47 rifle, Chinese Pistol, 4 Hand grenades a map, magazines and live cartridges.

The security forces are searching the area.