3 militants arrested in J-K

Three militants, including two of Hizb-ul-Mujahideen outfit, were arrested today by security forces in Baramulla district of north Kashmir.

Srinagar: Three militants, including two of
Hizb-ul-Mujahideen outfit, were arrested today by security
forces in Baramulla district of north Kashmir.

Acting on a specific information, police assisted by
troops of Rashtriya Rifles arrested the militants at Tilgam
stream near Kreeri area, 35 kms from here, a police spokesman
said.

He identified the arrested militants as Mohammad Amin
alias "Umar Jan" of Bandipora, Tariq Ahmad Bhat alias "Saleem"
of Sopore and Fayaz Ahmad Mir alias "Umar" of Kupwara.
Amin and Bhat were affiliated to Hizb-ul-Mujahideen, the
spokesman said.

However, Mir`s affiliation was not disclosed by the
police.
Three pistols, three magazines and 12 rounds were seized
from the militants, the spokesman added.

PTI

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