Inspector General of Police Kashmir Munir Khan today said that three terrorists -- two from the Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) and one from the Hizbul Mujahideen -- were arrested over the past three days from south Kashmir.
"On October 14, two terrorists with the intention to snatch weapons of personal security guards of a protected person fired few rounds at Kund in Qazigund area.But they had to beat a retreat due to hue and cry raised by locals," Mr Khan told reporters in Srinagar.
He said on receipt of this information, a joint party of the police, the Army and the CRPF established a check point and nabbed the two terrorists, who were riding on a motorcycle.
"They were identified as Khursheed Ahmad Dar and Haziq Rather.One pistol, some ammunition and a live grenade were recovered from their possession. They belong to LeT," he added.
Mr Khan said an over ground worker of terrorists -- Rameez Yatoo, who works in a medical agency in Kulgam, was arrested.
Mr Khan said the offer of surrender to local militants still holds good. They should lay down their arms and we will provide all support in rehabilitating them."
Police on Friday had arrested a Jaish-e-Mohammad militant, who was involved in the attack on cavalcade of works minister Naeem Akhtar last month, from Tral area of Pulwama district.
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