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LeT militant arrested in J&K's Baramulla

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

A (LeT) militant was arrested in Jammu and Kashmir's district on Thursday, police said.

A cordon and was launched in Zandpal and adjoining areas in Tangmarg area of the north district, a police said.

During the search, a person was spotted moving suspiciously in Zandpal. On being challenged, he tried to flee, the said.

However, he was apprehended and a live grenade was recovered from his possession, he added.

The apprehended person disclosed his name as Firdous Khan, a resident of Zandpal. He is an active militant of the LeT, the said.

A case has been registered and investigation is underway, he said.

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First Published: Thu, April 04 2019. 20:50 IST