Jammu and Kashmir: Major police action, Lashkar terrorist network busted, 7 arrested

Highlights

The police officer said that these three terrorist modules were being operated from across the border.
The police officer said that it was being operated by Faisal Munir, who hails from Khatika Talab area.
Two AK rifles, six pistols, three silencers, eight grenades, three UBGLs, six pistol magazines, 120 cartridges have been recovered from the terrorists.

Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir Police has arrested seven members of the banned outfit claiming to have busted a terrorist network of Lashkar-e-Taiba in Jammu and Rajouri districts. Police said on Monday that most of the cases of terrorism in Jammu have been resolved after three Lashkar-e-Taiba modules were busted.

Jammu Division’s Additional Director General of Police (ADGP) Mukesh Singh told a press conference here, “We have busted three Lashkar terror modules which were running on instructions from across the border. Seven members of the terrorist network have been arrested. This has dealt a blow to Lashkar in Jammu.”

He said two modules were busted in Rajouri district and five Lashkar-e-Taiba members were arrested. He said a module was busted in Jammu district and two Lashkar-e-Taiba members were arrested.

Huge amount of ammunition recovered
Singh said that two AK rifles, six pistols, three silencers, eight grenades, three UBGLs, six magazines of pistols, six magazines of AK rifles, 120 cartridges including a large quantity of arms, ammunition and explosives have been recovered.

He said that this module of Lashkar in Jammu was active in Khatika Talab area of ​​the city for more than two years. He said that it used to collect weapons and explosives being dropped by drones from Pakistan side on the international border.

The police officer said that it was being operated by Faisal Munir, who hails from Khatika Talab area. He told that Munir was instructed by Lashkar terrorist Bashir Doda, who is currently in Pakistan, while the code name of the other terrorist was Albert.

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