Exhilaration bid boiled in Uri; Three youths, guide held: Officials

Srinagar, July 2: Three youths and a “guide” from Baramulla district were arrested by police and army in the Uri area of the northern Kashmir district, officials said on Friday.

They said that based on a specific input that a group of youth was on their way to exfiltrate the Line of Control (LoC) via upper reaches of Uri, police and army apprehended all of them.

A police officer confirming the arrests said that the two youths were from Sheeri Baramulla and one from Sopore while “guide was from Uri.

“They were on way to Pakistan (administered) Kashmir for arms training,” the officer said, adding, “Incriminating material, torches and knives have been recovered”. gns

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