October 2007 News

Hizb Militant Arrested In Valley

16 October 2007
The Daily Excelsior

Srinagar: The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) today claimed to have arrested a Hizbul Mujahideen militant during a search operation in old city here. CRPF spokesman Prabhakar Tripathi said personnel of the Force's 160 Battalion cordoned Nawa Bazar area in old city at around 1500 hrs this afternoon. During the checking of vehicles and frisking of pedestrians, the CRPF personnel arrested 24-year-old Irshad Ahmed of the Hizb along with a hand grenade and two remote controlled devices, he added. In another incident, police recovered a human skeleton from barren lane in Galwanpora area near Srinagar Airport last evening.


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