LeT's chief coordinator held in Kashmir - The New Indian Express

LeT's chief coordinator held in Kashmir

Published: 09th September 2013 09:50 PM

Last Updated: 10th September 2013 08:52 AM

A top Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) commander was arrested today by security forces from Baramulla district of Kashmir.

Manzoor alias Shams Bhai, the 'chief coordinator' of the militant outfit was arrested during a joint operation by Army and police from Pattan area of Baramulla, an army official said.

He said Manzoor was responsible for LeT's militant activities in Kashmir Valley.

A resident of Kupwaradistrict in north Kashmir, Manzoor was active for the last several years and was mainly operating in Sopore and surrounding areas, police sources said.

They said one pistol, two hand grenades and fourmobile phones were recovered from the possession of the militant commander.

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