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Suspected Hizbul Mujahideen militant arrested in Srinagar

india Updated: Mar 12, 2009 15:24 IST

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A suspected Hizbul Mujahideen militant was on Thursday arrested by security forces in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir, a police spokesman said in Srinagar.

Siraj-ud-din was arrested by a joint party of police and 29 Rashtriya Rifles from his village at Andergam in Pattan area of Baramulla on Thursday, the spokesman said.

A Chinese pistol, one magazine, two Chinese grenades and 60 rounds of AK rifle were allegedly recovered from his possession, they said.

In a separate operation, the police and 44 Rashtriya Rifles arrested a supporter of Hizbul Mujahideen Manzoor Ahmad Mir from his house at Qasbiyar in Pulwama district.