In a major blow to a Kashmir terror module trying to operate in Amritsar, the Punjab Police today arrested two terrorists of the valley and recovered explosives, a pistol and ammunition from them.
Punjab Police said that in a major breakthrough, the state special operations cell (SSOC) Amritsar in a joint operation with Central agency busted a Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) module and arrested 2 persons who are residents of Kashmir.
Among the seizures from them are 2 improvised explosive devices (IEDs), 2 Hand Grenades, 1 pistol with 2 Magazines, 24 cartridges, 1 Timer Switch, 8 Detonators and 4 Batteries.
The terror module is handled by Firdaus Ahmed Bhat, an active member of the Lashkar-e-Toiba.
Punjab Police has described the arrests as a major blow to those attempting to disturb peace in Punjab.
Meanwhile, reports of the Pakistan backed Kashmir terrorists and Khalistani activists trying to build a nexus have been pouring in. Several terrorists were neutralised in different encounters while trying to smuggle consignments of arms and ammunition to Jammu and Kashmir from Punjab.
Pakistan has created a new route of narco-terrorism to Punjab via Kashmir. Several persons belonging to Punjab have been arrested in the recent past while carrying narcotics from the border areas of Kashmir and also Rajouri and Poonch in the Jammu division.