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Lashkar militant arrested in Budgam: Kashmir police

Armed forces on Thursday arrested a Lashkar-e-Taiba militant in Budgam district of Jammu and Kashmir and seized arms and ammunition from his possession, police said.

A police official said the forces launched a search operation in the Chadoora area of Budgam in the morning after learning about the presence of an ultra there.

He said during the operation, an active militant affiliated with LeT was apprehended.

The official identified him as Jehangir Ahmad Naikoo, a resident of Memandar in Shopian.

Incriminating material, arms, and ammunition including a pistol, two pistol magazines, and 16 pistol rounds, was seized from his possession, he said.

A case has been registered and further investigation initiated, the official said.

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