Srinagar, December 2 (IANS): Jammu and Kashmir Police in Baramulla District, North Kashmir, dismantled a terrorist cluster of the banned Lashkar-e-Taiba – The Resistance Front (LeT-TRF) terrorist group by arresting three terrorist associates involved in the Palhallan grenade attack, officials said Thursday.
“The police along with 29RR and SSB 2nd Bn established a joint MVCP / naka at Wussan Pattan and intercepted three suspicious individuals who attempted to flee the place after watching the joint naka party,” the police said. police.
“They were tactfully apprehended by the alert team and were identified as Asif Ahmad Reshi, son of Nissar Ahmad Reshi, Mehrajudin Dar, son of Sonaullah Dar and Faisal Habib Lone, son of Habibullah Lone, all residents of Gund Jehangir, Hajin, Bandipora district. “
Police said during the investigation and technical leads revealed that the arrested trio were working as terrorist associates of the banned terrorist group LeT (TRF) and involved in a recent grenade attack in Palhallan on November 17, 2021. .
“Upon disclosure, two grenades were recovered in their possession,” police said.
“Investigations also revealed that the arrested trio had received instructions from terrorists across the border and that the aim behind the attacks was to create an atmosphere of fear and chaos and to provoke a backlash against young people in the area. Kashmir outside the Union territory. Further investigation into the case is underway. “