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JeM module busted, 3 held: Police

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Srinagar, Feb 07: Police on Friday claimed to have busted a Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) module with the arrest of three of its associates involved in grenade throwing incident at Lal Chowk here.

The arrested persons are Naveed Ul Lateef, Shakeel Ahmad Band and Shamshad Manzoor, all residents of south Kashmir, a police spokesman said.

“As per police records, they were linked to proscribed outfit JeM and were involved in recent grenade lobbing at Pratap Park (Lal Chowk),” he said.

The spokesman said the trio was involved in establishing militant networks and facilitating the execution of militant activities across the Valley.

He said further investigation in the case was on and more recoveries and arrests were expected.

A grenade was hurled on CRPF personnel posted on duty near Pratap Park in busy Lal Chowk area of the city on Sunday, injuring two personnel and seven civilians.

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