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NIA arrests two stone-pelters in terror funding case

NIA arrests two stone-pelters in terror funding case
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The NIA on Tuesday said it has arrested two stone- pelters in Kashmir in connection with an ongoing probe into terror funding to stoke unrest in the Valley.

A National Investigation Agency (NIA) official identified the arrested accused as Javed Ahmad Bhat and Kamran Yusuf of Kulgam and Pulwama in Jammu and Kashmir respectively.

On August 17, the counter-terror agency had arrested Zahoor Ahmed Watali, a prominent businessman of Kashmir.

On July 24, the agency had arrested seven separatist leaders in connection with its probe into terror funding from Pakistan and militant groups based there.

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