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3 OGWs of JeM arrested: Police

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Srinagar, Jul 11: Police on Thursday claimed to have arrested three over-ground workers (OGWs) of banned Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) militant group, allegedly connected with the June 12 militant attack in which five CRPF personnel and SHO Arshad Ahmed Khan were killed, from south Kashmir.

Offivaisl said the arrested persons what given details to police about the June 12 militant strike at busy KP road.

The five CRPF personnel were killed on the spot and Khan was injured. He succumbed to his injuries on June 16.

The trio, during their interrogation, told the police that a “Pakistani militant was brought to the house of one of the accused by local Jaish commander Fayaz Punzoo”.

The Pakistani militant was in Anantnag from June 08 before he carried out the strike on the paramilitary forces. “He had also conducted a reconnaissance of potential targets around the area,” officials said.

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