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LeT militant arrested in central Kashmir, ammo recovered: Police

A deployment of armed forces personnel. [FPK File Photo/ Qayoom Khan]

Budgam: Police on Thursday claimed to have arrested an active militant affiliated with Lashkar-e-Taiba in central Kashmir’s Budgam district.

In a statement, police said that acting on specific information regarding the presence of a militant in Chadoora area of Budgam, Police along with 53RR and 181Bn CRPF launched a search operation in Gamander area of Chadoora Budgam early in the morning.

During the search operation, an active militant affiliated with militant outfit LeT was arrested. He has been identified as Jehangir Ahmad Naikoo son of Ghulam Mohammad Naikoo resident of Memandar Shopian, he said.

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