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Top Hizbul commander held in Jammu and Kashmir

Mukhtar Ahmad In Srinagar | February 09, 2009 19:27 IST

In a major success, the Jammu and Kashmir [Images] police has arrested the chief operational commander of Hizbul Mujaheedin outfit, Muzaffar Dar alias 'Gaznavi'.

A senior police officer said Dar was arrested by the police from the Saderbal near Kashmir University.

38-year-old Dar, a Pakistan-trained self-styled chief operations commander of Hizbul, has been closely associated with top leaders of the outfit including its chief Syed Sallahuddin.

A resident of Chichloora-Magam in Baramulla district, Dar was arrested at 1530 hours.

Additional Reportage: PTI

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