Srinagar, April 3 (IANS) Four Lashkar e Taiba militants and three of their associates were arrested on Friday in Handwara area of J&K’s Kupwara district, police said.

Following specific information police carried out nocturnal raids at three places. “The operation led to the arrest of four LeT militants from whose possession three AK-47 rifles, eight AK magazines, 332 AK rounds, 12 hand grenades, three pistols and letter pads of LeT outfit were recovered.

“Interrogation of the arrested militants led to further raids jointly carried out by the SOG of J&K police and the army. Three associates of the arrested militants were nabbed during these raids,” police said.

–IANS

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