SRINAGAR: Four suspected Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) militant co-workers were arrested on Tuesday from Awantipora area of Pulwama district and explosives recovered from them, police said.
Police identified suspects as Shabir Ahmad Parray, Sheeraz Ahmad Dar, Shafat Ahmad Mir and Ishfaq Ahmad Shah – all residents of Bathen area of Khrew.
“They were involved in providing shelter, logistics and other kind of support to the active JeM terrorists operating in Khrew and forest areas of Tral.
Incriminating material including explosives and ammunition were recovered on their disclosure in Bathen area.
A case under FIR No. 18/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Khrew.