Srinagar, Feb 5, CNS: Government Forces have arrested at least nine youth during nocturnal raids from two hamlets of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district.
The raids were conducted in twin villages of Arihal and Arigam. From Arihal village, two militants Inayat Abdullah Zargar and Saqib Shafi were killed in two gunfights this year.
A police official said that these youth have been arrested on charges of stone-pelting.
Some of the detained youth have been identified as Showkat Ahmad Rather, Shakeel Ahmad Rather, Muzaffar Ahmad Wani, Tariq Ahmad Dar, Bilal Ahmad Ganie, Hilal Ahmad and Sabzar Ahmad Lone all residents of Arigam, Pulwama.
The official added that more arrests are expected in coming days. (CNS)