18-Year Old Pakistani Terrorist Captured By Indian Army In Uri Sector, Another Killed In Infiltration Bid

Indian Army Rajnath Singh

Baramulla : Indian Army has captured a 18-year old Pakistani Terrorist from Uri sector of LoC, Jammu & Kashmir. Another terrorist was killed during infiltration bid. Army sources have said that the captured terrorist is an 18-year-old affiliated with the Lashkar.

Sources said that the captured Pakistani terrorist was a part of recent infiltration bid that was going on since September 18-19. He had infiltrated into India on September 18. The Lashkar terrorist is a resident of Okara in Pakistan’s Punjab.

For the first time in recent years that a Pakistani terrorist has been caught during an infiltration attempt. The Army launched a counter-infiltration operation along the LoC in Uri sector on Saturday after noticing suspicious movement. “Four soldiers were injured in the exchange of firing with infiltrators from across the LoC in Uri,” officials said. The infiltrators were challenged by the Indian Army soldiers, leading to a gunfight, they said.

As per the sources four soldiers have sustained bullet injuries during the fire exchange between the Army and terrorists. A Pakistani guide, Qari Anaz was killed by the forces on September 26 when he opened fire at the Army search team. The army has captured one AK-47 rifle, two grenades and one communication set from the captured terror operative.

Army had established contact with infiltration at 3 different locations in last 2 days. One of them is killed in an encounter and the forces are looking for others.

Following the infiltration attempt and the counter operation, mobile phone and internet services were suspended in Uri district on Monday, 20 September.

Last week, the Army foiled an infiltration bid near the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla district, killing three terrorists and recovering a large cache of arms and ammunition.

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