SRINAGAR, Aug 14 : Police today claimed to have arrested two militants from Handwara area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district.
Director General of Police (DGP) SP Vaid said that such incidents happen there, but they will ensure that the August 15 celebrations go well.
“We have taken all the precautions and sufficient deployments have been made. I am sure August 15 will pass off peacefully and well-attended,” he added.
India celebrates its 70th Independence Day on August 15 – Tuesday.