Two persons were detained by the security forces in south Kashmir’s Tral township of Awantipora police district.
A police official said that security forces on Tuesday raided a cluster of houses in different areas of the town and detained two persons.
The detainees were identified as Mukhtar Ahmad Mir (53) s/o Ghulam Ahmad Mir, a driver by profession, and Farooq Ahmad Mir (53) s/o Ghulam Mohammad Mir, both residents of Tral-I-Payeen. Mir is a government employee.
Both were lodged in police station Tral.
The detained persons, according to the official, were being quizzed for their alleged role in the militancy.
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