Seven Hurriyat leaders arrested in J&K

  • Press Trust of India, PTI, Srinagar
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  • Updated: Feb 26, 2003 11:23 IST

In a pre dawn swoop, police on Wednesday arrested senior Hurriyat Conference leaders Javed Ahmad Mir and Khalil Mohammad Khalil, who had planned to protest holding of by-poll to Pampore assembly constituency in Jammu and Kashmir.

Mir, vice-president of JKLF, and Khalil of the Peoples League were among seven Hurriyat activists picked up in raids conducted in different parts of the city, official sources said.

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