Srinagar: Ten associates of militants were arrested in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Monday as the police busted two modules of militant outfits, officials said.
“Two militant modules of Hizbul Mujahideen and Jaish-e-Muhammad were busted after 10 associates of militant outfits were arrested,” a police officer said.
Police said a special team was constituted to deal with a surge in militant activities in south Kashmir areas.
Of the 10 associates, four were arrested in Tral area and six in Khrew area of Pulwama district.
Detonators, gelatin sticks and materials used in making improvised explosive devices (IEDs) were recovered from the arrested persons, the officer said.