Kashmir: Army kills Lashkar commander
Sham Sophie, commander of Lashkar-e-Taiba, was killed in a clash with security forces in Pulwama, Jammu and Kashmir. The clash took place when security forces cordoned off the terrorist camp following a tip-off on a trawler in Avantipura. Security forces have been stepping up operations against terrorists in Kashmir for the past few days.
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has arrested nine people in Jammu and Kashmir on suspicion of aiding terrorists. The action was taken during inspections at 18 places in Jammu last day. The arrested are Mohammad Haneed Chiralu, Arif Farooq, Waseem Ahmed Sufi, Tariq Ahmed Dhar, Bilal Ahmed Mir, Tariq Ahmed Bafanda, Hafiz from Budgam, Uwais Dhar from Pulwama and Matin Bhatt from Shopian, all from Srinagar.
The NIA registered a case on the 10th of this month in connection with the alleged blasts in places including Delhi. The inspection was carried out at several places on Tuesday and yesterday. Electronic devices, documents calling for the attack and documents of suspicious financial transactions have been recovered.
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