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2 overground workers of Hizbul Mujahideen and Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind arrested in J-K's Pulwama

They have been identified as Sayar Ahmad Shah from Tral and Tanseem alias Tanveer Ahmad Sheikh from Awantipora, officials said.

Published: 22nd May 2020 05:47 PM  |   Last Updated: 22nd May 2020 05:47 PM   |  A+A-

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By PTI

SRINAGAR: Two overground workers of proscribed terror outfit Hizbul Mujahideen and Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind have been arrested in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district, officials said on Friday.

They have been identified as Sayar Ahmad Shah from Tral and Tanseem alias Tanveer Ahmad Sheikh from Awantipora, the officials said.

"Two associates of proscribed outfit Ansar Gazwat Ul Hind and Hizb-Ul -Mujahdeen were arrested from Tral and Awantipora areas of Pulwma district," the officials said.

The arrested persons were allegedly involved in providing shelter and logistics to the militants, besides passing sensitive information to them, the officials said.

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