Suspected LeT overground worker arrested in Jammu and Kashmir

A suspected overground worker (OGW) of Lashker-e-Toiba militant outfit was arrested in Pulwama district, police said on Monday.

Srinagar: A suspected overground worker (OGW) of Lashker-e-Toiba militant outfit was arrested in Pulwama district, police said on Monday.

Security forces apprehended Ashfaq Ahmad Bhat from Bargam village in Awantipora area of Pulwama district last night, a police official said.

He said Bhat was working as overground worker of LeT. A pistol along with some ammunition were recovered from his possession.

In another incident, local residents of village Dohama in Handwara area of Kupwara district found a live hand grenade in an orchard last evening, the official said.

He said a bomb disposal squad was rushed to the spot and the grenade was destroyed on the spot without causing any damage.

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