Three suspected militants have been arrested while they were carrying weapons in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kathua. Reports suggest that a truck carrying the arms has been recovered.
Kathua (J&K): Three suspected militants were arrested with weapons in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua, news agency PTI reported quoting police officials on Thursday, 12 September.
A truck was intercepted at 8.00 am on the Jammu-Pathankot Highway and during checking six AK-47 rifles were seized, Inspector General of Police, Jammu, Makesh Singh told PTI.
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, adding that the three arrested people, who hail from Kashmir, are being questioned.
It is believed that either of these suspected militants infiltrated from across the International Border via Bamyal border in Pathankot with the help of over-ground workers to the Kashmir Valley, they said.
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Last Updated Sep 12, 2019, 1:07 PM IST