Pulwama: Jammu and Kashmir Police arrested two militant associates belonging to proscribed outfit Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM). The duo was arrested from Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Police recovered explosive material from their possession, authorities said on August 14. The militant associates were nabbed by security forces from the district's Tral area, a police spokesperson said.

The arrested accused are identified as Reyaz Ahmad Bhat, a resident of Amirabad Tral and Mohammad Umer Tantray, a resident of Aripal Tral.

According to police records, the two were involved in providing shelter, logistics and other support to JeM terrorists besides transporting arms and ammunition to terrorists operating in Tral and Awantipora areas.

A case has been registered and further investigation has been initiated, he said.