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Two LoC residents held for being militant associates, 6 grenades recovered: Police

Two alleged militant associates were arrested from Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara district, police said on Thursday.

A police official said six live grenades were recovered from their possession.

They were identified as Jahangir Ahmad Hajam and Abdul Hameed Hajam – residents of Khawarpara in Tangdhar near the Line of Control.

Acting on a tip-off regarding the movement of terrorists, a special checkpoint was established in the main market of Kupwara, a police spokesperson said.

The duo tried to escape after spotting the search party but was chased and apprehended, he added.

A case under relevant sections of the law was registered against them and investigation into the matter was on, the official said.

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