Baramulla, Apr 04 : Army on Monday claimed to have apprehended a Lashkar-e-Toiba militant in Ladoora area of Rafiabad during a search operation.
An official told that on receipt of specific input of move of one unidentified militant in Ladoora area of Rafiabad, a CASO was launched by Army’s 32 RR.
During the search, the official said security forces noticed suspicious move of one individual and was later apprehended with arms and ammunition. “On preliminary questioning individual revealed his identity as Mohd Iqbal Khan S/o Md Amin Khan R/o Jagu kharen, Beerwah, Budgam. Upon a thorough search one Chinese pistol, one magazine and five 9mm rounds were recovered from him,” said army official.
According to the spokesperson, the apprehension of LeT militant averted a major incident in North Kashmir. “He was assigned to plan an attack on security forces and political leaders by his handlers sitting across the border. This individual was previously apprehended on stone pelting and militancy related charges.”—(KNO)