A commander among two HM militants arrested in Kashmir

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Srinagar, Sep 17 (UNI) Jammu and Kashmir police have arrested two Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) militants, including a self styled Batallion Commander in the frontier district of Kupwara today.

Superintendent of Police (SP), Kupwara, Vijay Kumar said two huzbul Mujahideen militants were arrested by police after receiving information about their presence at Nutnusa today.

He identified the arrested militants as Irshad Ahmad Lone alias Khursheed alias Bilal and Tariq Ahmad Shah.

The SP said Irshad was a self styled Battalion Commander of hizbul active in Sopore-Baramulla for the past several year.

A listed militant, he was involved in killings of civilians and Police personnel in north Kashmir.

Terming their arrests as a big success Mr Kumar said that one pistol, one magazine, five rounds, one mobile phone and two hand grenades were recovered from their possession.


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