Militant associate held in J-K’s Pulwama; grenade seized

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Srinagar, Dec 25 (PTI) Security forces have arrested a militant associate and seized a hand grenade from his possession in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Friday.

Acting on an input, security forces conducted a search of a residential house at Syedabad village in the Tral area of the south Kashmir district, a police spokesman said.

He said during the search, a Chinese-made hand grenade, concealed in a plastic jar, was seized from the premises.

The owner of the house, Amir Ashraf Khan, has been arrested and shifted to police station Tral, the spokesman said.

A case has been registered and further investigation into the case is on, he said. PTI SSB AQS AQS