3 terrorists arrested near Punjab-J&K border, six AK-47 rifles recovered

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Three people suspected to be terrorists were arrested with six weapons in Kathua district. In the district of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday, a senior police officer said.

A truck was intercepted at 8.00 am on the Jammu-Pathankot Highway. During checking six AK-47 rifles were seized, Inspector General of Police, Jammu, Makesh Singh told media. The truck was on its way to Kashmir from Bamyal area of Punjab, he said.

Further search of the vehicle is underway, the IGP said. Also, the three arrested people, who hail from Kashmir, are being questioned according to DGP.

It is believed that either of these suspected terrorists infiltrated from across the International Border. They came via Bamyal border in Pathankot with the help of over-ground workers.

A senior police official told media that the terrorists, who were hiding, opened fire. The encounter broke out on Saturday evening when a joint team of the Indian Army’s 5 RR, SOG. The CRPF also launched a cordon and search operation at Mujgund. They were following inputs about the presence of two-three terrorists in the area.

Sources told media that among the three terrorists killed, was a newly-recruited local youth. It was his mistake led the security forces to a major success in Kashmir.

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Soldiers continue to battle for their existence in Kashmir with no scope of infiltration through the Line of Control. As terror outfits in the Valley have restored to massive local youth recruitment into terrorism.

“He shared his location with some locals and this led to successful operation in the outskirts of Srinagar”, they added.

Security forces have gunned down three terrorists, whereas five jawans of security forces have received injuries. The Encounter was at Mujgund area on Srinagar-Bandipora road on Saturday.

Sources told media that all the killed terrorists are from terror outfits Lashkar-e-Toiba. Two of the killed were locals while one was a Pakistani terrorist. But this move of terror outfits is proving to be suicidal. Owing to the newly-trained terrorists hardly stand a chance against the might of the Indian Army.

Following stone pelting and clashes in the area, internet services have been snapped. The district administration has also imposed CrPC 144 in the area as a precautionary measure.

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