Srinagar, December 3: The Jammu and Kashmir police on Monday said it busted two modules of Pakistan-based terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) and arrested ten people in connection with it from Tral area of Awantipora and Khrew area of Pampore. In a statement, the police said a special team was formed following a surge in terror activities in Tral area of south Kashmir.
"Four persons identified as Younis Nabi Naik son of Ghulam Nabi Naik resident of Pinglish, Fayaz Ahmad Wani son of Ghulam Mohi-ud-din Wani resident of Reshipora, Riyaz Ahmad Ganaie son of Mohammad Ramzan Ganaie resident of Nigeenpora and Bilal Ahmad Rather son of Ghulam Rasool resident of Hafoo Nigeenpora were taken into custody," the police said. Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik Dispels Concerns Over PRC Rules.
"An investigation revealed their complicity into terror attacks in Tral area," it added. Another terror module was busted in Khrew area from where the police arrested Javaid Ahmad Parray resident of Bethan Khrew, Yasir Bashir Wani resident of Babapora Khrew, Tahir Yousuf Lone resident of Khrew, Rafiq Ahmad Bhat resident of Sharshali Khrew, Javaid Ahmad Khanday resident of Khrew and Imran Nazir resident of Mandakpaul Naimsaab Khrew.
The police claimed to have recovered a huge quantity of incriminating materials including gelatin sticks, detonators, materials for making IEDs and grenades from the accused.
Meanwhile, a gunfight erupted between militants and security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district earlier today. Upon receiving a tip-off, the security forces began a search operation in Sangran village. "As the security forces closed in on the hiding militants, they fired triggering the ongoing gunfight," the police said.