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Hizbul Mujahideen militant arrested

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Srinagar: A Hizbul Mujahideen militant was arrested and some ammunition recovered from him in Baramula district of north Kashmir, a defence spokesman said today.

On a specific intelligence input, security forces launched a search operation in village Momus in the district yesterday and apprehended Bilal Ahmed Bhat, the spokesman said.

An AK-47 rifle, a magazine and 20 rounds of ammunition were recovered from Bhat, a resident of village Bhatpora in Kunzar area of Baramulla.