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LeT militant arrested in Tangmarg

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Srinagar, Apr 04:  A Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militant was arrested in north Kashmir's Baramulla district on Thursday, police said.

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

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

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

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