New Delhi: Security agencies working to decode the journey of Pakistani terrorist Naved alias Usman into India have identified his handler in Jammu and Kashmir.
As per reports, Naved and his slain accomplice Noman were sent on the mission to target a BSF convey by their handler in the valley Abu Qasim.
Qasim is the chief Lashkar-e-Toiba operative in Kashmir.
Naved told his interrogators that Qasim had met them in Khudwani in Anantnag district on August 3 and guided them towards Udhampur.
The LeT operative arranged for their travel in a truck to Udhampur, Naved said.
Abu Qasim has been on the radar of security agencies for a while now. He was behind the attack on army convey last year in Srinagar in which 8 army personnel got killed.
Qasim is also believed to behind most of the attacks on military convoys on the national highway.