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Militant arrested with arms and ammunition in J&K’s Kishtwar

Army jawans take positions after foiling infiltration bids along the LoC in Rampur and Tangdhar sectors of Jammu and Kashmir. File (representational image)

Army jawans take positions after foiling infiltration bids along the LoC in Rampur and Tangdhar sectors of Jammu and Kashmir. File (representational image)  

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Tariq Hussain Wani of Sounder village was arrested in a joint operation.

A militant has been arrested from a forest area in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir with a large quantity of arms and ammunition, a police official said on Tuesday.

Tariq Hussain Wani of Sounder village in Dachhan tehsil was arrested in a joint operation by the police, Rashtriya Rifles and CRPF from a temporary hideout in Ikhala Plamar forest on Monday night, the official said.

He had a gunshot wound on his left foot and was immediately rushed to the district hospital in Kishtwar, the police official said.

Wani went missing on November 14 and had joined militant ranks, he said, adding a 303 rifle, a magazine and 64 cartridges were seized from him.

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