Punjab Police foils attempt to smuggle weapons into Kashmir valley, arrests 2 LeT operatives

Pathankot (Punjab) [India], June 11 (ANI): Punjab police on Thursday thwarted an attempt to smuggle weapons into the Kashmir valley for carrying out terror attacks and arrested two Jammu and Kashmir-based Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) operatives here from Pathankot.

"Today police foiled a major attempt to smuggle weapons into the Kashmir valley for carrying out terror attacks, with the arrest of two Jammu and Kashmir-based Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) operatives, from Pathankot," Punjab Police said in a statement.

The LeT operatives have been identified as Aamir Hussain Wani and Wasim Hassan Wani.

Ten hand grenades, along with one AK-47 rifle with 2 magazines and 60 live cartridges were seized from them, Punjab Police added. (ANI)