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J&K Police arrest Jaish-e-Mohammad module member

Jaish module member Mohsin Manzoor Salhea. Photo: Special Arrangement

Jaish module member Mohsin Manzoor Salhea. Photo: Special Arrangement  

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One of the members of the group was killed in an encounter with security forces in August, days after the Centre’s move on Article 370.

Jammu and Kashmir police arrested third member of a newly formed Jaish-e-Mohammad module that was raised to carry out terrorist activities in Baramulla district of North Kashmir. The alleged terrorist identified as Mohsin Manzoor Salhea is a resident of old town Baramulla.

One of the members of the group was killed in an encounter with security forces in August, days after the Centre’s move on Article 370.

In the encounter, a special police officer was killed and a sub-inspector was injured.

The second member of the group, Iqbal Naikoo was arrested on August 27.

With the arrest of the Jaish terrorists, police said, a terror plot to target security forces and other civilians has been “smashed”.

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