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Police busts terror module in J&k; 4 JeM associates arrested in Awantipora

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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Awantipora: Jammu and Kashmir Police has busted a terror module of terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammad in Awantipora district. The police has arrested four JeM associates in the operation.

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The four terror associates have been identified as Umar Farooq Dar, Soraj Manzoor Malik, Irshad Ahmad Lone and Afnan Javeed Khan of Shahbad.

It was also revealed that the arrested terrorist associates were involved in providing shelter, logistic support and transportation of arms and ammunition to the terrorists Umais alias Usman and Abdul Rahman alias Jaat a foreign terrorist. Meanwhile, today at about 4:20 pm, terrorists hurled a grenade at a civilian hotspot in the Amira Kadal area of Srinagar.

“In this terror incident, 23 civilians and one police personnel identified as John Mohammad received splinter injuries. All the injured were shifted to hospital for the treatment of their injuries however, one elderly civilian identified as Mohammad Aslam Makhdoomi son of Mohammad Amin resident of Makhdoom Sahib age about 60 years succumbed to his injuries,” said police.

It further said that senior police officers immediately reached the terror crime spot and the area has been cordoned off.

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“Police is working hard for identification and arrest of involved terror criminal involved in today’s grenade attack and will smash this grenade throwing module at an earliest,” said Vijay Kumar Inspector General of Police (IGP), Kashmir.He also said that police have got some vital clues and the investigation is rigorously going on in the right direction.

Police have registered both the cases under relevant sections of law in respective police stations and investigations have been initiated.

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