Srinagar: In a major breakthrough, Lashkar-e-Toiba terrorist Omar Khaliq, was arrested by Jammu and Kashmir Police in Sopore on Friday.
The arrest comes amidst a series of ceasefire violations by Pakistani forces along the Line of Control and International Border.
Indian Army conducted surgical strikes on the intervening night of September 28-29 along the LoC and destroyed LeT camps and killed many Pakistan-based terrorists.
India-Pakistan border skirmishes intensified after Pakistani militants attacked a military base in Jammu and Kashmir's Uri, killing 19 Indian soldiers on September 18.
Residents of border villages close to the IB celebrated a subdued Diwali, away from home. Pakistan troops have been indiscriminately targeting their homes, cattle and crops.
Authorities have set up temporary accommodations -- in educational institutions, rural development department buildings and community halls -- for hundreds of border residents in Jammu, Samba and Kathua districts.
India shares 230 km of International Border and 740 km of LoC with Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir.