Explosives recovered in Sopore, 1 arrested: Police

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KC NEWS DESK

Sopore: One person was arrested on Thursday after Police recovered a cache of explosive materials from a house in Kraknshivan Colony of Sopore.

The material, suspected to be used in the manufacturing of IEDs, was seized during a targeted operation.

Police said that following intelligence inputs, on Thursday morning, a CASO was jointly launched by Police, 52 RR, and CRPF at Kraknkshivan locality in Sopore in connection with FIR No 307/2023 of Police Station Sopore.

During the search, explosive material, IEDs, a rusted pistol with a magazine, and ammunition of SLR, AK47, and pistol were found at the residence of Rashid Najar, the brother of a deceased terrorist, Qayoom Najar of Krankshivan, Sopore.

“Rashid Najar was arrested,” Police said.

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