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KUPWARA — The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Tuesday claimed to have arrested two youth with petrol bomb during the District Development Council (DDC) election rally here in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district.

Police sources said that two youth were arrested when Tariq Majnoon Mir, a PAGD candidate was conducting a rally in Kupwara. However, two suspected youth were apprehended with a petrol bottle.

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A police official, while confirming the incident, said, “Two local youth were arrested as they were carrying petrol bottle during a DDC election rally here and both are under custody, further questioning is on.”

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Meanwhile, PDP President Mehbooba Mufti tweeted, “Two miscreants tried to hurl a petrol bomb at PAGD candidate Tariq Majnoon’s rally in Wavera, Kupwara. They were caught & handed over to the police. Request @hello_anshul @KKSharmaJK @JmuKmrPolice to initiate an enquiry & ensure stringent action.”

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