Militant Arrested From Hospital In Shopian

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Srinagar: A militant of The Resistance Front (TRF) was arrested from a hospital in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday, police said.

Police came to know that an active TRF militant, identified as Sohail Ahmad Lone of Hermain area of Shopian, was in the district hospital undergoing treatment, a police official said.

"He was taken into custody and has been admitted at SMHS hospital Srinagar in a critical condition," the official said.

He said the militant has a bullet wound on the neck.

Police is verifying the cause of the injury, the official said.

According to reports, the militant was spotted by locals lying injured in an orchard this morning. The locals removed him to the hospital for treatment before the cops came to know about it.

Reports further said that Lone was listed as ‘C’ category militant and joined armed ranks last month.

Meanwhile, militants hurled a grenade towards a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) party in Kulgam district on Sunday, police said.

No loss of life or injury has been reported so far in the incident.

"At 6:25 pm, terrorists hurled a grenade upon 18 Bn CRPF party at Nehama chowk in district Kulgam which exploded on the roadside," a police official said.

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