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Militant arrested in J&K, IED seized

PTI  Srinagar, May 08, 2013
First Published: 17:06 IST(8/5/2013) | Last Updated: 17:12 IST(8/5/2013)

Security forces on Wednesday arrested an overground worker (OGW) of the Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) militant outfit from Kulgam district in south Kashmir.

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"Police in a joint operation with Army and CRPF, arrested an OGW of LeT at Laroo in Kulgam and recovered arms including an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) from his possession," a police spokesperson said.

Fayaz Ahmad Lone alias Haaris was arrested from his native village based on an intelligence tip off, he said.

"On Lone's instance, police recovered a Chinese pistol, one magazine with six pistol round and an IED weighing about five kgs," he said, adding police has registered a case in this regard.


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