TRF militant held with pistol in Eidgah Srinagar: Police

Says he was planning 'target killing' in the area
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Srinagar Feb 19: Police on Saturday claimed to have arrested a TRF militant planning a “target killing” in the Eidgah area of Srinagar.

The militant from whose possession police claimed recovery of pistol was arrested based on a specific information by a joint team of police and CRPF, a senior police officer told news agency GNS.

"He is from Kulgam and had come [to the city] to carry out a target killing in the area,” the officer said. Further investigation in the case is going on, he said.

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