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Jaish militant who lobbed grenade at Akhtar’s cavalcade arrested: Police

Pulwama: Police on Friday claimed to have arrested the Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) militant who  ‘carried out’ the attack on the cavalcade of Works Minister Naeem Akhtar in Tral last month.

In a statement police said that Gulzar Ahmad Dar, a JeM militant, was arrested last night in a joint operation by police, 42 RR and 180 Bn CRPF in Naristan village of Tral.

A Chinese pistol, a magazine and live rounds were recovered from his possession, said the statement.

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