Three newly recruited militants held in kupwara woods
Kupwara: A day after a gun wielding picture of three local youth went viral on social media in Kupwara district, security forces on Thursday morning after a brief exchange of fire held the trio along with arms and ammunition in Sogam area of the district.
Officials told (KNO), that during cordon and search operation the trio who recently joined militant ranks were held along arms and ammunition.
Senior Superintendent of police (SSP) kupwara, Shriram Ambarkar, confirmed to KNO that three militant whose photo recently went Viral were apprehend in Sogam this morning.
He said a search operation was launched in Sogam area but during the brief exchange of fire trio were caught alive. He also confirmed that exchange of fire took place in the area and said arms and ammunition was also recovered from their possession.
Pretienlty, a photo of three gun wielding youth went Viral in social media on Wednesday afternoon of which two belong to Lalpora area and one from Kralpora kupwara