Jammu And Kashmir Police Nab Lashkar-E-Taiba Terrorist From Andergam Pattan Area Of BaramullaA police officer stands guard in Srinagar, India. (Representative Image) (Waseem Andrabi/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)

The Jammu and Kashmir police on Tuesday (28 January) arrested a terrorist affiliated to Pakistan-based terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba from Andergam pattan area in Baramulla district, reports Times of India.

The terrorists, who was arrested in an operation by the J&K police, has been identified as 19-year-old Sajid Farooq Dar.

“In another operation by police one Sajid Farooq Dar Adnan, son of Farooq A Dar, Age 19 yrs resident of Gund Prang Madvan Hajin District Bandipora Affiliated with LET was arrested from Andergam Pattan Baramulla,” the J&K police said in a tweet.

The arrest comes a day after a Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist was killed in an encounter with the security forces in Kulgam district on Monday (27 January). The encounter was launched after the security forces got specific input about the presence of terrorists in the area.

Earlier on Saturday (25 January), three terrorists including top Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) commander were gunned down by the security forces in an encounter in Awantipora of J&K. The killed terrorists were identified as Burhan Sheikh of Tral, Moosa Abu Usman and a top JeM commader Qari Yasir. Both, Usman and Yasir, hailed from Pakistan.

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