Militant who attacked minister’s convoy arrested: Police

A Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) militant, who hurled a grenade at PDP leader and minister Naeem Akhtar’s cavalcade last month, was arrested from the Pulwama district on Friday, police said.

Gulzar Ahmad Dar was arrested by the forces in Tral town of Pulwama district, a police official said.

“A Chinese pistol, a magazine and some rounds were recovered from the possession of the arrested militant,” the official said.

Dar had hurled a grenade at the cavalcade of Roads and Buildings Minister Naeem Akhtar in Tral town on September 21, killing three civillians and injuring over a dozen others, the official said.

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