Security forces launched a manhunt in Baramulla district following inputs about entry of a Pakistani militant into the district headquarter town yesterday, a police official said. He said that the forces were successful in arresting a Jaish-e-Mohammad militant Mohammad Sidiq alias Shahd, a resident of Sialkot in Pakistan. Five other members of the module were also arrested.
They had been identified as Suhail Arif, Rasshid Rasool Bhat, Javaid Ahmad Dhobi, Farhan Fayaz and Ehsan Fayaz, the official said. During interrogation, the Pakistani militant told police that he was part of the 'fidayeen' (suicide) squad of Jaish which had attacked the Army camp at Tangdhar on November 25 last year.

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