Karnah: Government forces have arrested three suspected militants in northern Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Sunday evening. The three hail from Bankoot village from Bandipora.
Sources said that the trio had infiltrated from across the line of control in Karnah sector.
The three have been identified as Wakeel Ahmad Dar son of Muhammad Ramzan Dar; Sajad Ahmad Khawaja son of Habibullah Khawaja; Muhammad Shafi Bhat son of Mubammad Abdullah Bhat, all residents of Bankoot in Bandipora district.
A local newsagecy reported that the youth had been apprehended by army on Saturday evening, and later handed over to police station Karnah. Quoting officials, the report said that no arms or ammunition were recovered from them.