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Hizbul Mujahideen militant arrested in Pulwama district

Security forces arrested on Tuesday a Hizbul Mujahideen militant from Tral area of Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district.

india Updated: Oct 24, 2017 21:10 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India, Srinagar
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Army soldiers outside a house where militants were hiding during an encounter in Shopian district of south Kashmir.(PTI File Photo)

Security forces arrested on Tuesday a Hizbul Mujahideen militant from Tral area of Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district, an official said.

“Arizoo Bashir was arrested by the police and security fores from Tral,” a police spokesman said.

He said that Bashir was a Hizb militant and had been active for “quite some time”.

First Published: Oct 24, 2017 21:10 IST