The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Friday arrested six terrorist associates who were involved in national highway attacks. The police also recovered six vehicles–three cars and three motorbikes.
These were being used by the terrorists in Gulshan Nagar, Nowgam, New bypass, Taigan, Kaisarmulah Chadoora, added the police.
IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar said that police have busted an Over Ground Worker (OGW) and arrested the terrorist associates besides seizing six vehicles that were being used by them in carrying out attacks on security forces on the national highway.
IGP said that a series of attacks took place from August 14 to October 5 that includes an attack on police and SSB men at Nowgam, Srinagar on August 14 in which two policemen were killed and one INSAS rifle snatched as well.
“On September 21, terrorists attacked security forces at the new bypass and on September 25 terrorists attacked the CRPF party at Chadoora in which one CRPF man was killed and his weapon was also snatched. On October 5, another attack was carried out on CRPF party on by-pass in which two CRPF men were killed and four others injured,” the IGP said.