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J-K Police arrests Lashkar militant Fayaz Ahmad Ganaie during encounter in Sopore

Jammu And Kashmir Police On Sunday Arrested LeT Terrorist Fayaz Ahmad Ganaie, Who Is Reportedly A Known Associate Of Slain LeT Commander Abu Bakr.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Arshi Aggarwal | Updated on: 16 Jan 2017, 07:34:45 AM
Security personnel take position at an encounter site in Kashmir. (File Photo)

New Delhi:

Jammu and Kashmir Police on Sunday arrested LeT militant Fayaz Ahmad Ganaie, who is a known associate of slain Lashkar-e-Taiba commander Abu Bakr. 

According to initial reports, Ganaie was apprehended by security forces in Sapore. The police also recovered a Chinese pistol along with some rounds. 

Further investigation in on. 

On December 14, Indian security forces had killed Lashkar-e-Toiba commander Abu Bakr after a six-hour long gun battle in Sapore. However, there have been conflicting reports on his death according to US intelligence. 

Also read | J-K: Lashkar-e-Taiba militant Abu Bakr killed as six-hour-long Sopore encounter ends

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First Published : 15 Jan 2017, 11:01:00 PM