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Hizb Militant Held, Hideout Busted in Kashmir

A Hizbul Mujahideen militant was arrested and a militant hideout busted in two separate operations by the security forces in Kashmir valley, police said.

Published: 19th February 2016 05:49 PM  |   Last Updated: 19th February 2016 05:49 PM   |  A+A-

By PTI

SRINAGAR: A Hizbul Mujahideen militant was arrested and a militant hideout busted in two separate operations by the security forces in Kashmir valley, police said here today.

Abid Ahmad Bhat, a resident of Kanihama village in Shopian, was arrested from nearby Habdipora area in a joint operation of army and police, police said.

In a separate operation, troops of CRPF conducted a search operation in an orchard in Lar area of Ganderbal district following information about an ammunition dump of militants there, police said.

Four electric detonators, two IED remote controls, one AK magazine and 30 AK rounds along with a wireless set were recovered from there, they added.

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