Lashkar, Hizb militants arrested
1 December 2005
Srinagar: Five militants of the Lashker-e-Taiba and Hizbul Mujahideen and their four overground workers were arrested by security forces in separate operations in Srinagar and Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday, official sources said. Acting on specific information, police arrested three LeT ultras from Soura locality of Srinagar. They said the militants were travelling in a private vehicle which was also seized. The identity of the captured militants was being withheld as it might hamper the investigation, the sources said, adding they were being interrogated. In another operation, said two Hizbul Mujahideen militants and their four overground workers were arrested.