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Hizbul Mujahideen militant held with arms in J&K

Last Updated: Saturday, April 20, 2013 - 18:20

Srinagar: Two persons, including a Hizbul Mujahideen militant, were arrested along with a loaded pistol and two grenades in Kulgam district of south Kashmir on Saturday, police said.

The militant, identified as Imtiyaz Ahmad Bhat, was arrested by a police party during a search operation at Tachloo village of Kulgam, 70 kms from here, they said.

A pistol, one magazine and two Chinese hand grenades were recovered from the possession of Bhat, who is a "C" category militant of the terror outfit.

Bhat was arrested after getting specific leads from a moulvi, Yassir Hussain of Saroor village of Kishtwar, who was arrested earlier in the day for suspicious movement in the area.

Further investigations into the matter are underway.


First Published: Saturday, April 20, 2013 - 18:20

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