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Terrorist caught in Kupwara is LeT divisional commander from Pakistan: Reports

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 26 July 2016, 17:14 IST

One of the terrorists nabbed by security forces during an encounter in Kupwara district of Kashmir on 26 July has reportedly been identified as a Pakistani national.

According to Times Now, the terrorist is an LeT divisional commander from Pakistan and was on a mission to "activate" North Kashmir.

Four militants were killed and another was apprehended by security forces during an encounter in Naugam sector near the LoC in Kupwara district of Kashmir on 26 July.

Police officials had confirmed that the militants were foreign nationals.

The officials added that the operation was still going on and it would be premature to say whether it was an infiltration bid or not.

First published: 26 July 2016, 17:14 IST
 
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