Hizbul Mujahideen militant arrested in J&K's Kupwara

A Hizbul Mujahideen militant has been arrested near the Line of Control (LoC) in Kupwara district of north Kashmir, police said on Monday.

Srinagar: A Hizbul Mujahideen militant has been arrested near the Line of Control (LoC) in Kupwara district of north Kashmir, police said on Monday.

Showkat Ahmad Awan, a resident of Pehlipora village of south Kashmir's Shopian district, was arrested on January nine near the LoC in Tangdar sector of Kupwara, police said.

They said an AK rifle, two AK magazines, 67 rounds, one pistol, one pistol magazine, one hand grenade was recovered from Awan's possession.

Awan's belongs to the Hizbul Mujahideen militant outfit, the police said.

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