Srinagar: In a major development, Indian security forces captured alive another Pakistani terrorist in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday.
As per reports, the terrorist, identified as 22-year-old Sajjad Ahmed, was caught during an encounter in Uri sector of North Kashmir along the Line of Control. Four militants were also killed in the encounter.
Sajjad reportedly belongs to Muzaffar Gar Baloch area of Pakistan. He is now being questioned in a forest area and will soon be brought to Srinagar.
The operation was jointly conducted by the Indian Army and the Jammu and Kashmir Police.
The encounter which started yesterday carried on for over 20 hours.
As per sources, five terrorists had infiltrated into India through Uri yesterday. One of the terrorists was killed by security forces yesterday, while the other three were neutralised today.
The Pakistani terrorist captured today is the second to have been caught alive in a month after Mohammad Naved Yakub alias Usman Khan was captured following a terror attack on a BSF convoy in Udhampur earlier this month.
Naveed, a Lashkar-e-Toiba terrorist, has disclosed crucial details to the National Investigaton Agency, including the fact that he was trained in a LeT terror camp run across the border in Pakistan.