Srinagar: Three militants have been arrested so far during an ongoing operation in the forest area of Haalan-Kund area of Qazigund, in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district, Inspector General of Police (Kashmir) Munir Khan told reporters on Thursday.
The operation began on Nov 14 he said and added that a militant and an army soldier were killed on the very first day of the operation.
Khan identified the arrested militants as Atta Mohammad Malik, Shams ul Wiqar and Bilal Sheikh. He said that Atta was arrested in injured state and is presently hospitalized.
“We think two more militants are still hiding in the area so operation is going on,” Khan said.