Security forces on Saturday apprehended three Lashkar-e-Taiba's terrorist associates from Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir and recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunition from them, said police.
Security forces arrested the trio at Shangergund on Sopore-Kupwara Road in Sopore area of the north Kashmir district, a police official said.
Terrorists identified, arms and ammunition recovered
He said the three were identified as Mushtaq Ahmad Mir alias Lashkiri, Mudasir Ahmad Mir and Athar Shamas -- all residents of Brath Kalan area of Sopore.
A huge cache of arms and ammunition, including a UBGL thrower, four UBGL grenades, four AK-47 magazines and 137 rounds of AK-47 cartridges, were recovered from their possession. A case has been registered and investigation has been taken up, the official said.
(To be further updated)