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Jammu: Terrorist arrested with 8 grenades, 'intended' to be used during Independence Day celebrations in Delhi

Irfan Hassan Wani, a militant from south Kashmir's Pulwama district, was arrested on Sunday near Convent Crossing in the city's Gandhi Nagar area.

Edited by: India TV News Desk, Jammu [ Updated: August 14, 2018 15:35 IST ]

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A terrorist was arrested with eight hand grenades in Jammu on Sunday, which he intended to use during Independence day here and in the national capital. .

Irfan Hassan Wani, a militant from south Kashmir's Pulwama district, was arrested on Sunday near Convent Crossing in the city's Gandhi Nagar area.

"Wani was arrested before he could dump the grenades at a hideout in the city. Upon interrogation, the militant revealed that the grenades were to be used during Independence Day in Jammu and Delhi," the police said.

Cash money worth Rs 60,000 was also recovered.

(With PTI inputs)

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