Brand-new DELHI/SRINAGAR: Army and police have actually managed to capture another terrorist alive in Jammu and Kashmir.
The terrorist was captured alive in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rafiabad after an encounter.
The arrested terrorist was identified as 22-year-old Sajjad Ahmed from Muzaffargarh in south west Pakistan, Army said.
Sajjad was nabbed after an overnight encounter near the Line of Control (LoC) in Rafiabad area of Baramulla district.
One terrorist was killed in the encounter on Wednesday while three were killed on Thursday. One soldier was likewise injured on Wednesday.
The security forces had launched on Wednesday a massive operation in north Kashmir, ranging from Uri sector near the Line of Control to Panzalla in Rafiabad area, following information about presence of a group of militants in the area.
“Three militants have actually been killed while one has actually been arrested alive during the operation in Rafiabad,” an Army official said on Thursday.
A police official said the arrested terrorist is being shifted to Srinagar for questioning.
The capture of Pakistani terrorist comes about three weeks after Naved, a Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist from Pakistan, was nabbed by some civilians after he and his associate attacked a BSF convoy in Chenani area of Udhampur district on August 5. His associate was killed in the encounter along with BSF personnel.
(along with inputs from agencies)