New Delhi: As many as four newly-recruited militants were held on Friday while trying to cross over to Pakistan through the Line of Control (LoC) in north Kashmir.Also Read - Soldier Found Dead Inside Army Camp in Srinagar

The recruits include two south Kashmir boys, who have been arrested by the security forces in Boniyar area of Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla district. Also Read - Ramiz Raja Puts His Weight Behind Afghanistan, Says Funding Will Continue To Support Players

According to reports, the Baramulla police and 53 BN of CRPF moved on specific input over some activity near the LoC to exfiltrate to PoK. Also Read - As India Detects Cases of Omicron Variant, States Issue Stern Guidelines For Travellers | Check SOPs Here

An Army officer has also confirmed the arrest from the area. The arrested youth have been identified as Adil Dar of Kulgam, Tahir Lone of Shopian, Sameer Bhat of Sopore and Naveed Parra of Pattan in Baramulla district have been handed over to the police, the informed sources added.

On the other hand, earlier in the day, two terrorists were neutralised by the armed forces in Awantipora in Pulwama district.

Meanwhile, a Delhi court on Friday sent Kashmiri separatist leaders Shabir Shah, Masrat Alam Bhat and Asiya Andrabi to judicial custody till July 12 in connection with a terror funding case.