Two 'hybrid' militants of LeT arrested in Srinagar

Two 'hybrid' militants of LeT arrested in Srinagar

Assam Assam

On May 23, two local 'hybrid' militants of the banned terror group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) were arresten in Srinagar city carrying rifles and ammunition, according to authorities.

'Hybrid' militants are those who aren't considered ultras but are radicalised enough to carry out a terror attack and then slip back  to normal life.

"Srinagar Police arrested two local hybrid terrorists of proscribed terror outfit LeT/TRF. Incriminating materials, arms and ammunition, including 15 pistols, 30 magazines, 300 rounds and a silencer were recovered," Inspector General of Police, Kashmir, Vijay Kumar said on Twitter.


He said a case has been registered and an investigation was underway. "It is a big success for the police," the IGP said.