Two militants involved in Banihal SSB camp attack arrested

Two terrorists responsible for attack on SSB men arrested by J&K Police

Two terrorists responsible for attack on SSB men arrested by J&K Police

Police on Friday said that two militants involved in Banihal attack have been arrested.

"Of the three militants involved in Wednesday evening's attack on SSB men, police has arrested two Gaznafar and Arif while another youth Aquib Wahid is absconding", SSP Ramban Mohan Lal told New Indian Express.

Two service weapons, an AR 41 firearm and an INSAS rifle snatched from SSB personnel, were also recovered from their possession. He was reportedly working as a helper at the Navyuga Engineering base camp in Banihal, where SSB personnel have been deputed to secure an under-construction tunnel.

Sources had said there was suspicion that the firing could have been a fratricidal shooting incident.

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Banihal attack: Two terrorists were apprehended by Jammu and Kashmir Police, according to ANI report.

The terrorists fired at the securitymen, killing one of them and injuring another, he said. "As of now, we can only say that they were radicalised. probably even through cyberspace", he said in response to a query. An Army spokesperson said the two accused were handed over to the police.

Gajnafar, son of Mohammad Haji Iqbal Yaqub, resident of Kaskote and Arif, son of Ghulam Hussain, resident of Ashaar, Banihal had been recruited by the inimical forces in the Kashmir valley to foment terror in the Chenab valley region.

"An FIR has been lodged against the assailants and a search operation launched to nab them", he said.

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