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LeT militant arrested in north Kashmir, says police

A deployment of armed forces personnel in Kashmir. [FPK File Photo/VIkar Syed.]

Srinagar: Armed forces on Saturday claimed to have arrested a Lashkar-e-Taiba militant in Rohama area of Rafiabad in north Kashmir’s Sopore.

In a statement, police said that on the intervening night of 13 May, on receipt of specific input from JKP of the movement of one unidentified militant in Rohama area of Rafiabad a CASO was launched by Police, Army’s 32 RR, and 92 CRPF.

During the search, the armed forces noticed a suspected movement of one individual. Eventually, the individual was apprehended with arms and ammunition. On preliminary questioning, individual revealed his identity as Rizwan Shafi Lone son of Mohammad Shafi Lone resident of Shougpora, Magam, Handwara. Upon a thorough search, One Pistol, one pistol magazine, and Five rounds were recovered from him, the statement said.

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