A Jammu and Kashmir Police officer said, “The arrested is from Pakistan and has links with LeT.”
The officer further added that they have recovered a rifle along with two magazines from the arrested LeT terrorist.
According to sources in the Jammu and Kashmir Police, an operation was launched by the joint security forces including Indian Army and state police in forested area at Handwara area of Kupwara district on intelligence inputs.
He said, “We had inputs that few militants were camping in forested area in Badgam. They were planning to attack security forces.”
Joint security forces on Tuesday had gunned down three militants in the same area.