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Militant associate arrested in Kupwara: Police 

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Srinagar: A militant associate was arrested in Kupwara district of north Kashmir, police said on Monday.

Arms and ammunition including a Chinese Pistol, two pistol magazines, 13 live rounds of nine mm and a mobile phone were recovered from his possession, a police official said

The official said that at a checkpoint established at Sonmullah crossing in Handwara on Sunday, security forces intercepted the militant associate, who on seeing a joint naka party, tried to flee. 

However, the forces apprehended him, he said.

“Affiliation and involvement of the terrorist associate identified as Bashir Ahmad Kumar was being ascertained,” police said.

A case has been registered and investigation initiated.

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