Security forces have arrested a terrorist Junaid Farooq Pandith of the proscribed terror outfit Hizbul Mujahideen.
A trap was laid for him in Tapper Pattan in Baramulla district.
Meanwhile, last night two Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists named Naveed Ahmed Bhat alias Furkan and Aaqib Yaseen Bhat were killed in an operation.
Sharing details, Jammu and Kashmir DGP Dilbag Singh told media here, “Security forces killed two LeT terrorists named Naveed Ahmed Bhat alias Furkan and Aaqib Yaseen Bhat in an operation last night. They were involved in many terrorist activities. Baramulla Police have also arrested one Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist Junaid Farooq Pandith.”
“In 2020 so far, there have been 12 successful operations, in which 25 terrorists have been killed, 9 terrorist operatives in Kashmir and 3-4 terrorist operatives arrested in Jammu area. More than 40 over-ground-workers have also been arrested,” Singh said.
DIG Baramulla, M Suleman said, “One Chinese pistol, 13 live rounds and two magazines have been recovered from local terrorist Junaid Farooq Pandith of Hizbul Mujahideen. His questioning is underway.”