Srinagar, Nov 25: Jammu and Kashmir Police claimed on Sunday to have busted an Islamic State-inspired module in Srinagar with the assistance of Delhi Police.The police said it has arrested three militants in Srinagar who were inspired by the Islamic State. The arrests were made by Delhi Police's Special Cell and the three suspected terrorists are associated with Islamic State in Jammu and Kashmir (ISJK), police said Sunday. The three were planning major terror attack in the Capital.
Police said the trio were arrested on Saturday from Srinagar. They have been identified as Tahir Ali Khan, Haris Mushtaq Khan and Asif Suhail Nadaf, they added. Arms and ammunition have also been recovered from their possession, a senior police official said.A police spokesman said on specific input, the Srinagar police busted the module and arrested the militants with the assistance of Delhi police.At a "Naka" (checkpost), a party of Srinagar police intercepted motorcycle-borne militants who were moving through the Kothi Bagh area."Police acted swiftly and apprehended the motorcyclist and the other two associates," the spokesman said.He claimed arms and ammunition were recovered from the possession of the arrested militants.