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Forces foil attempt to revive terrorism in Pir Panjal range

IANS  |  Jammu 

The said on Monday that the security forces have foiled attempts to revive terrorism in the south of range in

The (PRO) of the Udhampur headquartered Northern Command, Abhinav Navneet, said in a statement, "Combined efforts of (Rashtriya Rifles) and in and Ramban under (Uniform) delivered a major setback to terrorist outfits in their efforts to revive terrorism south of Range.

"Based on specific intelligence inputs, the security forces conducted an operation in Harah village in Tehsil in the early hours of Monday. During the operation, the security forces apprehended two suspected terrorists and recovered one AK-47 assault rifle with ammunition, personal items and cash worth Rs 8,871 from their possession."

Navneet further said, "Both the individuals belong to South Kashmir and are in their teens. Sources confirmed that both intended to join the terrorist cadre of (LeT).

"The timely apprehension of suspected terrorists and recovery of war-like stores has thwarted the nefarious design of terrorist organisations to spread the 'arc of terrorism' south of Range."

--IANS

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First Published: Mon, May 13 2019. 19:40 IST
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