Indian spokesman says JeM module busted in Awantipora


AWANTIPURA (J&K): An Indian police spokesman has said that the Jammu and Kashmir Police on Tuesday busted a terror module of proscribed outfit Jaish-e-Mohammad and arrested four associates in Awantipora of Pulwama district.

Jammu and Kashmir, May 14 (ANI): Army jawans cordon off area after brief exchange of fire between terrorists and security forces in Yamrach area of Kulgam in south Kashmir on Thursday. (ANI Photo)

According to the police, the four associates have been identified as Shabir Ahmad Parray, Sheeraz Ahmad Dar, Shafat Ahmad Mir and Ishfaq Ahmad Shah. They used to provide shelter and logistics to the JeM terrorists and transporting arms and ammunition of the terrorists in Khrew area.

A case has been registered against the four associates under relevant sections, he said. “Incriminating material, including explosives and ammunition, were recovered from them in Bathen area. A case has been registered against the said arrested persons under relevant sections of law,” the Jammu and Kashmir Police said. (ANI)

Meanwhile, an encounter broke out between security forces and terrorists in the Yamrach area of Kulgam on Wednesday night. A search operation launched by security forces is underway. Further, details are awaited. (ANI)