Srinagar: Acting on a tip-off, the Jammu and Kashmir Police on Sunday arrested two militants from Kulangam village in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district.

Both are identified as Hizbul Mujahideen militant Naseer Ahmad Bhat son of Abdul Hameed and Atiqullah Malik son of Muhammas Ramjan, affiliated with Al Badar outfit.

Bhat, a resident of Kulangam village, and Malik from Lashtiyal village had recently infiltrated into the Valley after receiving arms training in Pakistan.

Investigation into the matter is on to elicit further information about their links.