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Three LeT terrorists held with arms, ammunition dropped by drone from Pakistan: J&K DGP

Three LeT terrorists held with arms, ammunition dropped by drone from Pakistan: J&K DGP

Jammu, Sep 19 (UNI) Asserting that drones were being used by the Pakistani agencies and it's sponsored terror outfits to supply arms, ammunition and drugs inside the territory of Jammu and Kashmir, Director General of Police Dibag Singh said here on Saturday that three terrorists of Lashkar-e-Toiba were arrested with the cache of weapons, dropped by drone in Rajouri district.
'The Rajouri Police, along with the Army's Rashtriya Rifle troops, had launched a Cordon and Search Operation in the general area of Gurdan on Saturday morning, where three suspected persons carrying a bag each were spotted,' the J&K Police Chief, flanked by IG Jammu Mukesh Singh and other officers from intelligence agencies and the Army, told reporters during a media briefing in Rajouri.
'They attempted to flee, after throwing a grenade on the search party, but the grenade did not explode and the brave personnel of the police and army managed to nab all of them, along with a huge cache of arms and ammunition, which was dropped by a drone from Pakistan,' he added.
Mr Singh said the arrested terrorists have been identified and they all hail from South Kashmir.
'Few days back, Poonch Police, along with the Army, also arrested two terrorist operatives and seized arms and ammunition from them,' added the DGP.
He further said that Rajouri Police, with the assistance of Poonch police, busted a narco-terrorism module by recovering 11 kg heroin, during the past few days.
This is a cache, the cost of which runs into crores of rupees and the sale proceeds of this were to be used by the Hizbul Mujahideen outfit to finance the terrorist activities in J&K, said the top cop.
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