Injured Militant Arrested After Shootout: Police

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Srinagar- Police on Friday said that a newly recruited militant was arrested in injured condition at Langate area of Handwara in North Kashmir's Kupwara district.

A police official said that the injured is presently admitted in hospital where his condition is stated to be stable.

The injured militant has been identified as Abrar Hassan son of Ghulam Hassain Gojri resident of Azad Gunj Baramulla, the officer said.

"Abrar was earlier a stone pelter and there are two FIR against him. Later on he started working as an OGW," the official added .

He said that searches have been launched to trace another militant who was accompanying injured one. He said there was a brief shoot as soon as the duo saw the joint party of Police and army. More details will follow.

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