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Top Hizbul Mujahideen commander arrested in Kashmir

Amir Wagay, top commander of Hizbul Mujahideen outfit, was arrested with some arms and ammunition in Srinagar district

india Updated: Mar 31, 2017 21:14 IST
IANS, Srinagar
Hizbul Mujahideen,Srinagar,Amir Wagay
Amir Wagay, top commander of Hizbul Mujahideen outfit, was arrested with some arms and ammunition in Srinagar district.(PTI Representative Photo)

A top Hizbul commander active in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag district, was arrested here on Friday, police sources said.

“Amir Wagay, top commander of Hizbul Mujahideen outfit, was arrested with some arms and ammunition in Srinagar district,” a source said.

“Wagay was involved in a number of attacks on security forces in Anantnag district. He was high on the wanted list of the security forces,” the source added.

First Published: Mar 31, 2017 21:14 IST