Jammu and Kashmir: Police and security forces on Thursday apprehended a terrorist of terror outfit Hizbul Mujahideen identified as Rafeeq Ahmed Bhat at Lassipora-Achan Axis in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir. Arms and ammunition have been recovered and a case has been registered for the same. Also Read - Srinagar: 8-Month-old Grandchild of COVID-19 Positive Man Falls Victim to Coronavirus

On Wednesday, at least two persons were arrested in Poonch in possession of weapons. Two terrorists of terror outfit, Hizbul Mujahideen were also arrested from Pulwama’s Awantipora, news agency ANI had reported. Further, arms and ammunition were also recovered. The matter was being further investigated, Jammu and Kashmir Police told ANI. Also Read - After Brief Relief, Kashmir Enters Lockdown Again, This Time Over Coronavirus

Reportedly, the cache included 12 improvised explosive devices (IED) detonators, 15 hand-grenades and an AK-56 rifle with 234 rounds of ammunition. As per reports, arms and ammunition bearing distinct Chinese markings were being smuggled from Pakistan. Also Read - After Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti Likely to be Released Today

The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) and Indian Army on Tuesday, eliminated a terrorist and seized a huge cache of explosives, arms, ammunition, and narcotic drugs from Gigrial village in Akhnoor region.

On November 9, one Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) terrorist had been gunned down by security forces in Tral area. Arms and ammunition were recovered from them. A policeman was also injured during the encounter and was rushed to the hospital.