Two terrorist associates arrested with objectionable material in Shopian

Shopian: Two terrorist associates have been arrested with incriminating material in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district, police said on Saturday. “02 terrorist associates arrested with incriminating material during joint naka checking at Malik check crossing by Shopian Police, 44RR and 14BN CRPF,” District Police Shopian said in a post on X. Police said a first information report has been registered at Heerpora police station under relevant sections of the law. He said that investigation has been started. Meanwhile, Indian Army and Special Operations Group police personnel conducted a search operation in Shahsitar area of Poonch district on Friday. An Indian Air Force soldier was killed and four others were injured in the recent terrorist attack in Poonch. After the attacks, former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah targeted the BJP-led central government. He said, “BJP should respond to the terrorist attack on the Indian Air Force convoy in Poonch. I have been saying that till the time I was the Chief Minister, some areas which were surrounded by terrorism were becoming terrorism free. Like Srinagar. And its adjacent areas and Rajouri.” -Poonch,” Omar had said at a rally in Langate, Kupwara, earlier in the month. The attack took place a few days before the Rajouri-Anantnag constituency goes to polls on May 25 in the sixth phase of Lok Sabha elections. There are a total of 5 Lok Sabha seats in Jammu and Kashmir including Baramulla, Srinagar, Anantnag-Rajouri, Udhampur and Jammu. Voting is taking place in five phases in Jammu and Kashmir. The 2024 Lok Sabha elections are being held in seven phases from April 19 to June 1. Counting of votes and results will be declared on June 4.

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