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.