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Injured Hizb militant arrested in Anantnag gunfight

Clean-up operation: Jawans guarding an encounter site in Anantnag. File photo   | Photo Credit: Nissar Ahmad

One injured militant was arrested during an encounter in south Kashmir’s Anantnag on Thursday morning.

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A police spokesman said an encounter started between terrorists and the security forces at Gund Baba Khaleel, Anantnag, on Thursday morning, in which a local militant was trapped.

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“One local Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist Zaheer Abbas Lone, a resident of Pulwama, was later arrested in injured condition and shifted to hospital,” the police said.

The condition of the militant is stated to be “critical”.


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