Seven persons were arrested on Wednesday in connection with illegal timber trade in Pulwama district of Kashmir, a police spokesman said.

Five smugglers were arrested after police intercepted a truck loaded with 70 walnut logs worth lakhs in a Pulwama district town, the spokesman said.

In another operation, he said, two persons were arrested after police seized 10 logs of illicit timber from a bandsaw at Koil near Pulwama. - PTI