February 2007 News

Four LeT militants held in J&K

13 February 2007
The Hindu

Srinagar: Police on Tuesday arrested four Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militants from Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama and Baramulla districts. A three-member group headed by a released militant Mushtaq Ahmad Khan was apprehended in Bandipore area of Baramulla in a joint operation with the BSF, sub-divisional police officer of Bandipore, Ghulam Geelani, said. He said Khan, who was released in 2004, had recruited Arif Hussain Tali and Naseer Ahmad Tali alias Yasir from Sopore area. The group, affiliated with the LeT, was responsible for a number of blasts in Sopore last year, he said.


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