Man Held with 10 Grenades in Kupwara

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Kupwara: Combined Forces arrested a man with 10 hand grenades and a pistol in North Kashmir’s Kupwara district.

The man who is believed to be an over ground worker of militants was apprehended by Forces including soldiers from 28 Rashtriya Rifles, Special Operation Group Sogam and CRPF personnel during a naka at Dharmbadi area of Lolab Kupwara.

Police sources said that after receiving inputs, a special check-point was laid and a man identified as Ghulam Rasool Var was arrested. They said that 10 hand grenades, a pistol, 2 pistol magazines and 15 rounds were recovered from his possession.

The arrested man is the resident of Gonipora Hyhama.

A formal case in this regard has been registered at police station Lalpora and investigation set into motion.

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