May 2006 News

Militant held, 9 kg RDX seized

30 May 2006
The Daily Excelsior
Excelsior Special Correspondent

Srinagar: Troops arrested a militant from Shaitani nullah in Banihal tehsil of Ramban police district and recovered a consignment of explosives including 9 kg RDX and four hand grenades from RS Pura. Official sources said a joint column of Territorial Army, Rashtriya Rifles and police arrested a militant from Shaitani nullah this afternoon. He has been identified as Mushtaq Ahmed Lone alias Umar Farooq alias Dilbar, 25, son of Mohd Yousuf Lone R-o Thagund, Sopore. Rs 3450 were recovered from him. He has been handed over to Banihal police station for questioning. Security forces recovered nine kg RDX, four hand grenades, 20 detonators, one IED timer and 10 meters wire from Tawi area at village Jasool in RS Pura tehsil today. A civilian Mohinder Singh son of Amar Chand R-o Khand Beota in Marmat area of Doda district was shot at and seriously injured by the militants in his house last night. He has been hospitalised.


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