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    Top Hizbul Militant Captured in Dramatic Jammu Raid


    , June 17: Security forces arrested a Hizbul Mujahideen militant in  Jammu and 's Handwara sub district, police said on Monday. He was in touch with a Pakistan-based handler.
    Zakir Hamid Mir, a resident of Kachri, Chougal was arrested in a joint operation of forces which was launched last night.

    “Yesterday, we got an input about the presence of a terrorist who was waiting to carry out a terror attack. Following which a joint operation with Army's 30 RR and other security forces agencies was launched. During the operation the terrorist was arrested,” Superintendent of Police, Handwara Dawood Ayoub said.
    He added a Chinese pistol, a hand grenade and two magazines of a pistol were recovered from the Hizb's possession.
    The SP said Zakir Mir was in touch with the Pakistan-based handler Zahoor Ahmad Mir of Mirtigam Handwara, who is linked with Hizbul Mujahideen.
    He said further investigation in the case is continuing.

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