“The arrested terrorist has been identified as Danish Mohiuddin Ganie, a resident of Dadsara Awantipora,” said a police spokesperson.
“On preliminary questioning, the apprehended terrorist admitted that he is a terrorist of the proscribed terrorist outfit Hizb-ul-Mujahideen,” he said.
The police have registered a case under relevant sections of law at the Awantipora Police Station. Further investigation is going on in this matter, the statement stated.
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Earlier this week, three terrorists affiliated with Jaish-e-Mohammed outfit and one unidentified terrorist, in another attack, were killed in a gunfight at Drach village and Moolu village respectively in Shopian district in South Kashmir. In another encounter, an unidentified terrorist was killed at Moolu village in Shopian.