The police on Wednesday said it had busted a militant module and arrested three suspected members of Hizbul Mujahideen outfit from the outskirts of the city.
The police said the militants were arrested at a checkpoint on Bemina Bypass in the city and weapons, including pistols and grenades, were recovered from their possession.
The three arrested suspects have been identified as Reyaz Ahmad Wani, Ikhlaq Ahmad Khanday and Tawseeul-Nabi, all are residents of Kishtwar district of Jammu division, a police spokesman said.
The spokesman added that two pistols, two pistol magazines and 20 rounds, four grenades, a wireless set and a packet of explosive substance were recovered from them.
“During the preliminary probe, it surfaced that the trio was working with Jahangir, a militant active in Kishtwar,” the police said.